Terms & Privacy

GradSchoolShopper.com and the American Institute of Physics (AIP) are committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy describes the information that we collect from you, how we collect this information, and what we do with it after we collect it.

What information is collected and how it is used

Personal Information. We collect Personal Information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as your name and email address, to receive services such as email alerts. We will not share or sell your personally identifiable information to any company or organization.

Non-Personal Information. We use cookies to track user activity on the site and also to collect non-personal information, such as your browser type, operating system, and the URL of the previous website you visited. We anonymize Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. We may also use clear GIFs (a.k.a. “web beacons”) in html-based emails to track which emails are opened by recipients.

Knowing more about who uses our site and how they use it helps us to improve our offerings. This information is maintained and used in aggregate form only and does not contain personally identifiable information.

Notice to EU Users: The server for www.gradschoolshopper.com is located in the United States. By entering information on this site, you are consenting to the transfer of that information to the United States. Your information will be handled in accordance with AIP's Privacy Policy.


GradSchoolShopper.com contains links to other web sites and resources over which GradSchoolShopper/AIP does not have control. Such links do not constitute an endorsement by Inside Science of those external web sites. You acknowledge that GradSchoolShopper is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and that GradSchoolShopper is not responsible for the content of such external sites.

We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by AIP.

Online discussions, blogs, commenting

User-generated comments and postings to AIP sites will be moderated by editorial staff who retain the right to edit and to remove inappropriate submissions. By commenting or participating in an online discussion, you consent to our use or disclosure of any content you submit.

Protection of Children's Personal Information

AIP sites are general audience sites and do not knowingly collect any personal information from children.

Notification of changes

If we make material changes to our privacy policy, these changes will be posted to this page. You should review this page regularly for updates.


Last updated: June 2017