Effective Date: January 2024

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Keeping your information private is important to you. We provide this notice to explain what information we collect and how it is used. You can easily find this notice on our site.


To provide you with the best possible service with InterVarsity Press, we collect information when you visit our site and its affiliates (including social media networks, IVP podcasts, video platforms). The type of information collected when visiting these pages may include:

  • Contact information
  • Location
  • Username and password
  • Preferences submitted via forms or surveys
  • Transactional and purchase history data

Information From Third-Party Providers

We, and our third-party providers, may also collect information through automation necessary for the functionality and quality of the site. This may include the use of cookies and other technologies to keep track of your interactions with InterVarsity Press, and to serve you with ads on third-party services, to offer you a more personalized and relevant experience.


Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your browser when you visit a site. They allow the site or a third party to remember information about your visit, which can both make it easier to visit the site again and make the site more useful to you. We may use cookies to collect the information above. We may also use cookies to: (1) monitor site usage; (2) conduct research to improve our content and services; and (3) track items in your shopping cart in order to return you to the correct re-entry page on the site after your purchase. In addition, we may use cookies or "session identifiers" to recognize returning users or to "personalize" the site. You may change your web browser's settings to adjust your cookie preferences. You are free to delete or decline cookies, but by doing so, you may not be able to purchase items though our webstore.

Learn more about cookies and how to adjust preferences at All About Cookies.


We may use the personal and non-personal information we collect from you for any of the following purposes: (1) to fulfill your requests for products and services; (2) to provide you with targeted offers and advertising on the Site; (3) to contact you when necessary; (4) to review and analyze site usage and operations; (5) to address problems with the site, our business or our products and services; and (6) to protect the security or integrity of the site and our business. We may also use your personal information to contact you with information and promotional materials and offers from us, as well as from our subsidiaries, affiliates, marketing partners, and other third parties.


We may share your information collected from you with the following entities for the following purposes: (1) independent contractors, subsidiaries, affiliates, consultants, business associates, service providers and suppliers, if the disclosure will enable any of these entities to perform a business, professional, fulfillment, marketing, information technology, or technical support function for us; (2) independent contractors, service providers and suppliers, to fulfill a product or service request; (3) as necessary if we believe that there has been a violation of the Site Terms of Use or of our rights or the rights of any third party; (4) to respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law, or otherwise as required by law; and (5) in the event that our company or a portion of its assets are acquired, your Personal Information may be one of the transferred assets. We may also sell, rent, or lease your Personal Information to our marketing partners, advertisers or other third parties. We will not make your bank account information available to any third parties other than those necessary to complete and fulfill the related transaction.

Corporate Relationship

InterVarsity Press is a division of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. For this reason, information may be shared between the two entities for marketing purposes.

Right to Opt Out

You may opt out of receiving future emails from InterVarsity Press and affiliate sites at any time. To do so, click the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of any email you receive.


You may be able to access the site or log into your personal account using a third-party app (such as Facebook) and/or a third-party we may use to help us monitor and analyze your use of the site. When you allow access through such an application, we may receive PII (Personally Identifiable Information) such as your Name, Age, Email Address, Phone Number, Address, Bank Account Information, Credit Card Information or other Payment Information. If you access the site or your account via a mobile app, you may give us geo-location information. You may prevent this disclosure by changing your mobile device settings. 

Third Party Websites 

The site may contain links to third-party websites, which may have privacy policies that differ from our own. We are not responsible for the activities and practices that take place on these sites. Accordingly, we recommend that you review the privacy policy posted on any site that you may access through the site. 


IVP has appropriate safeguards to help protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of any information you may provide via our websites. Please note that no security system is impenetrable. As effective as these measures are, we cannot guarantee the security of our database nor that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted over the internet.


We do not direct the Site to, nor do we knowingly collect or maintain any Personal Information from, children under the age of thirteen. If we have unknowingly collected Personal Information from a child under the age of thirteen and you are the child's parent or legal guardian, please email us at [email protected] to request that we remove such Personal Information. In addition, if we determine information has been collected for a child under the age of thirteen, we will proactively remove the collected information.


California residents may request and obtain information about the information we shared, if any, with other businesses for their own direct marketing uses. California residents may also ask for the identity of those third parties. To obtain this information from IVP please email us at [email protected] with "Request for California Privacy Information" on the top line above the body of your message.


The rights under the GDPR are available to you if you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”). If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please email us at [email protected]. We will respond to your request within 30 days of receiving it. Before accepting your request, we may need to verify your identity to make sure we don’t inadvertently provide your personal information to someone else.


We may change this privacy policy from time to time with or without cause or prior notice. When we do, we will post the change(s) on our website. Changes to the Privacy Policy are effective immediately upon posting. Users are responsible for reviewing the Privacy Policy regularly. Please review the terms of this Privacy Policy with each visit to the Site as those terms in effect at the time of your visit to the Site shall be applicable. Use of the Site indicates the User's full and complete agreement to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Use of information (including Personal Information) we gather or that is in our possession is subject to the Privacy Policy as in effect at the time of collection.


If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, email us at [email protected]. Upon request, we will provide you with access to all personal information that we maintain about you.

You can also reach us by mail at:

InterVarsity Press
P.O. Box 1400
Downers Grove, IL 60515, United States