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Privacy Policy


National History Day, Inc. (NHD) takes your right to privacy seriously and wants you to feel comfortable using this web site. This privacy policy deals with personally-identifiable information (referred to as "data" below) that may be collected by this site. This policy does not apply to other entities that are not owned or controlled by NHD, nor to persons that are not employees or agents of the site editor or that are not under the site editor's control. Please take time to read this site's terms of use.

1. Collection of data

Data collected on this site is used to answer questions, keep in touch with constituents via newsletters or listservs, for contest registration purposes and for product marketing and fundraising that benefit NHD. Please be aware that if you participate in the NHD Forums, the user name you choose, the e-mail address you provide and other information you provide may render you personally identifiable and may possibly be displayed on this web site intentionally (depending on choices you make during the registration process) or unintentionally (such as, but not limited to, a successful act of intrusion by a third party). As on many web sites, the NHD site may also automatically receive general information that is contained in server log files, such as your IP address and cookie information.

2. Use of data

Data may be used to customize and improve your user eperience on this site. NHD will not share your information with third parties unless your consent is obtained, such as when you choose to opt-in or opt-out from the sharing of data; however may be require to share information pursuant to a law enforcement request. In the event you choose to use links that appear on this web site to visit other web sites, you are advised to read the privacy policies that appear on those sites.

3. Cookies

Like many web sites, this web site sets and uses cookies to enhance your user experience, such as retaining your personal settings. Advertisements may appear on this web site, however, the parties serving the advertising do not have access to this site's cookies.

4. Editing or deleting your account information

If you join the NHD Forums, the site provides you with the ability to edit the information in your user account that you provided during the registration process by visiting your personal configuration page. You may request deletion of your user account by contacting Content or other information that you may have provided, and that is not contained within your user account, such as posts that may appear within site forums, may continue to remain on the site at NHD’s discretion even though your user account is deleted.

5. Changes to this privacy policy

Changes may be made to this policy from time to time. You will be notified of substantial changes to this policy through announcements on the site.


While this privacy policy states standards for maintenance of data, and while efforts will be made to meet the said standards, NHD is not in a position to guarantee compliance with these standards. There may be factors beyond NHD’s control that may result in disclosure of data. Consequently, NHD offers no warranties or representations regarding maintenance or nondisclosure of data.

7. Contact information

If you have any questions about this policy or this web site, Web site, contact