Privacy Policy

The American Printing House for the Blind, Inc. (APH) is a nonprofit organization located in Louisville, Kentucky. Founded in 1858, APH is a 501(c)(3) charity. We are committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of our donors, customers, and visitors to the APH website.

Email Address Privacy

APH will not share your email address with other organizations.

Catalog Mailing List Privacy

If you request that we mail you a catalog or other promotional materials, APH will store your mailing address for catalog future mailings. At your request, we will remove your name from our catalog mailing list immediately. Email email hidden; JavaScript is required or call 1-800-223-1839 to have your address removed. We will not lend or sell your catalog mailing address to other organizations.

Donor Mailing List Privacy

APH maintains a donor mailing list that is separate from our catalog mailing list. In order to keep our costs of fundraising low, APH may occasionally share donor mailing lists with other nonprofit organizations for a one-time use by these nonprofits. If you are a donor to APH and wish that we withhold your mailing information from list exchanges, please call Bob Belknap toll-free at 1-800-223-1839, ext. 362. You may also email email hidden; JavaScript is required. In the email subject field, please type "Mailing List Opt Out" and provide your name, email address, and the postal address used in making your donation to APH. APH donor lists are never sold to other organizations.

What Are Cookies and How Does APH Use Them?

"Cookies" are small files used by many websites, including APH’s shopping site, Cookies are placed by APH’s shopping site on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies cannot damage your files. Cookies are necessary for the APH shopping site to work properly.

You can control whether or how cookies are placed on your hard drive by changing your preferences in your web browsing software. Typically, you can set your browser to accept all cookies, to ask you whether you want to accept each cookie, or to not accept cookies at all. Note that if you set your browser to not accept cookies, you will only be able to browse products on the APH shopping site, not purchase them. Check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

The APH informational website,, does not use cookies. Other websites you navigate to from APH websites may use cookies. Please check the privacy policy of those websites. APH is not responsible for the content of non-APH websites linked from our site.

Questions About the APH Privacy Policy

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