M. Shanken Communications

M. Shanken Communications

Privacy Policy

Wine Spectator, Whisky Advocate and Cigar Aficionado are published by M. Shanken Communications. This privacy policy covers our websites (WineSpectator.com, WhiskyAdvocate.com and CigarAficionado.com), email newsletters, as well as other digital products, including apps.

Our postal address is:
M. Shanken Communications
825 Eighth Avenue
33rd Floor
New York, N.Y. 10019

We can be reached via email at wsonline@mshanken.com or by telephone at (212) 684-4224.

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our website, email newsletters and other digital products, used to notify consumers about updates to our website, e-letters and other digital products, and used by us to contact consumers for marketing purposes. We do not share the information with other organizations for any purpose.

When you set up an M. Shanken account, register for an e-letter or install an app or other digital product, we may ask for your name, email and/or ZIP code and for your permission to send you email. We do allow you to opt out. You may receive periodic mailings from us with information on products and services or upcoming events.

If at any time you no longer wish to receive such mailings from us, you may unsubscribe using the link at the bottom of the emails. Or you may let us know by calling, writing or sending an email to us telling us that you do not want to receive mail or email from our company anymore. Please provide us with your exact name and address. We will be sure your name is removed from our lists for such purposes.

In some cases, you may receive telephone contact from us with information regarding orders you have placed online or on your online member account. We will only contact you by phone on an as-needed basis. Your phone number will not be used for solicitations.

Third-Party Advertising

Any ads appearing on our websites are delivered to you by a third-party advertising solution. In the course of serving advertisements to our website, our third-party advertising solution may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. We do not collect any personal information such as name, address etc.