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</p> Legal Process Policy <p> Legal Process Policy
</p> Pages in category "Policies"
<p>The following 6 pages are in this category, out of 6 total.
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<li>Billing policy</li>
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<li>Software Disclaimer</li>
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Yahoo! takes your privacy seriously.
Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy.
<p>The federal government and technology industry have developed practical tips to help you guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer and protect your personal information.
</p> How Yahoo! Uses Your Personal Information <p>This policy covers how Yahoo! treats personal information that Yahoo! collects and receives, including information related to your past use of Yahoo! products and services.
Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.</p> This privacy policy only applies to Yahoo! <p>This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Yahoo! does not own or control, or to people that Yahoo! does not employ or manage.
In addition, some companies that Yahoo! has acquired have their own, preexisting privacy policies which may be viewed on our acquired companies page.</p> Yahoo!'s participation in the Safe Harbor program <p>Yahoo! participates in the Safe Harbor program developed by the U.S.
Department of Commerce and the European Union.
To view our certification, visit the U.S.
Department of Commerce's Safe Harbor Web site.
For more information about Yahoo!'s participation in the Safe Harbor program, please visit our Safe Harbor details page.</p>
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<p>Yahoo! collects personal information when you register with Yahoo!, when you use Yahoo! products or services, when you visit Yahoo! pages or the pages of certain Yahoo! partners, and when you enter promotions or sweepstakes.
Yahoo! may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies.
<p>When you register we ask for information such as your name, email address, birth date, gender, ZIP code, occupation, industry, and personal interests.
For some financial products and services we might also ask for your address, Social Security number, and information about your assets.
When you register with Yahoo! and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us.
<p>Yahoo! collects information about your transactions with us and with some of our business partners, including information about your use of financial products and services that we offer.</p>
<p>Yahoo! automatically receives and records information from your computer and browser, including your IP address, Yahoo! cookie information, software and hardware attributes, and the page you request.</p>
<p>Yahoo! uses information for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients.
</p> Children
<p>When Yahoo! has knowledge that a child under age 13 is attempting to register with Yahoo!, we ask the child to have a parent or guardian create a Yahoo! Family Account to obtain parental permission.
Visit Children's Privacy &amp.
Family Accounts to learn more about children’s privacy on Yahoo!.</p>
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<p>Yahoo! does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies except to provide products or services you've requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:</p>
Flickr Flickr is a photo sharing community which provides you with an easy way to post and share photos online and add meaningful metadata and comments to photos.
You do not need to be registered to search or view public photos on Flickr, however you must be a registered member of Flickr or Yahoo! to post.<br>
<br>Account Information
<li>We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with Yahoo! under confidentiality agreements.
These companies may use your personal information to help Yahoo! communicate with you about offers from Yahoo! and our marketing partners.
However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information.
<li>In Profile Privacy, you can control who is able to see different parts of your profile, including email address, IM names, real name, and current city.
<li>We have a parent's permission to share the information if the user is a child under age 13.
See Children's Privacy &amp.
Family Accounts for more information about our privacy practices for children under 13 .
<li>In your Account Settings, you may also hide photos or your profile from searches on as well as from searches on 3rd party sites that use the Yahoo! API, including Yahoo! Image Search.
<li>We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.</li>
<li>We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Yahoo!'s terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.
</ul>Information Collection and Use Practices
<li>In your Privacy Settings, you can choose to make your photos default to public for anyone to access, restrict access to a limited number of other Flickr users, or keep those photos private so only you can access them.
On each photo page, you will also find more granular controls to change each photo setting.
<li>Advertisements shown to you may be related to textual information, such as metadata and notes, associated with the photo you are seeing, or the search term you entered.
</ul>Location Information and Sharing
<li>When you upload a photo with geographical data (i.e.
from a mobile device) or manually geotag your photo, the photo's location can be shown on a map.
<li>You can also set your geopreferences to decide who can see the location of your photos by default.
Further, you can change the geopreferences setting on individual photos by clicking on the map to the right of each photo.<br>
<br>EXIF Data
<li>o You may elect to hide a link showing EXIF data about photos or video you upload.
The link, where applicable, shows on all your individual photo pages, and displays the make &amp.
model of the camera you used to take the shot.
Unless you turn off EXIF data on your camera or device or remove it from the picture before uploading to Flickr, Flickr receives and stores EXIF data, but will not display that information if hidden.
<li>We transfer information about you if Yahoo! is acquired by or merged with another company.
In this event, Yahoo! will notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.
<li>Some cameras can store GPS (location) coordinates in a photo's EXIF header.
If you like, you Flickr can import that data and use it to place your photos on your map automatically.
<li>A geofence is a hotspot on a map that has special default geo privacy settings.
These are useful for locations such as "home" or "school" that you would like to make more private than your global default.
Click here to create your geofences.
<p>Yahoo! displays targeted advertisements based on personal information.
Advertisers (including ad serving companies) may assume that people who interact with, view, or click targeted ads meet the targeting criteria—for example, women ages 18-24 from a particular geographic area.
</ul>Information Sharing and Disclosure Practices
<li>Yahoo! does not provide any personal information to the advertiser when you interact with or view a targeted ad.
However, by interacting with or viewing an ad you are consenting to the possibility that the advertiser will make the assumption that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad.
<li>In your Privacy Settings, you can choose to make your photos default to public for anyone to access, restrict access to a limited number of other Flickr users, or keep those photos private so only you can access them.
On each photo page, you will also find more granular controls to change each photo setting.
<li>Yahoo! advertisers include financial service providers (such as banks, insurance agents, stock brokers and mortgage lenders) and non-financial companies (such as stores, airlines, and software companies).
<li>You may link your account to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, or other sites to link your photos directly to other social sharing sites and blogs.
<li>Your Guest Pass history allows you to manage Guest Passes you have created for sharing your photos with others.
<p>Yahoo! works with vendors, partners, advertisers, and other service providers in different industries and categories of business.
For more information regarding providers of products or services that you've requested please read our detailed reference links.
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<p> </p> COOKIES
<p>Yahoo! may set and access Yahoo! cookies on your computer.</p>
<p>Yahoo! lets other companies that show advertisements on some of our pages set and access their cookies on your computer.
Other companies' use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this one.
Advertisers or other companies do not have access to Yahoo!'s cookies.</p>
<p>Yahoo! uses web beacons to access Yahoo! cookies inside and outside our network of web sites and in connection with Yahoo! products and services.</p> Your Ability to Edit and Delete Your Account Information and Preferences <br>General <p>You can edit your Yahoo! Account Information, including your marketing preferences, at any time.
<p>New categories of marketing communications might be added to the Marketing Preferences page from time to time.
Users who visit this page can opt out of receiving future marketing communications from these new categories or they can unsubscribe by following instructions contained in the messages they receive.
<p>We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the Yahoo! service, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the Yahoo! Newsletter, that are considered part of your Yahoo! account, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.
<p>You can delete your Yahoo! account by visiting our Account Deletion page.
Please click here to read about information that might possibly remain in our archived records after your account has been deleted.
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<p>We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
<p>We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect personal information about you.
<p>To learn more about security, including the security steps we have taken and security steps you can take, please read Security at Yahoo!.</p> CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY <p>Yahoo! may update this policy.
We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your Yahoo! account or by placing a prominent notice on our site.
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<p>If you have questions, suggestions, or wish to make a complaint, please complete a feedback form or you can contact us at:</p>
<p>Yahoo! Inc.<br>Customer Care - Privacy Policy Issues<br>701 First Avenue<br>Sunnyvale, CA 94089<br>(408) 349-5070</p>
<p>If you feel that your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, please click here for information on consumer agencies that may be able to provide you with additional assistance.</p>
<p>Last Updated: May 31, 2013</p>
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<li>On the desktop Flickr experience, you may give certain Yahoo! apps (including Aviary, ImageKind, and Moo) different levels of permissions to interact with your account to take advantage of things like photo editing tools.
If you want to stop using one of these apps and revoke your permission, click the"Remove Permission" link under “sharing and extending” on your account page and remove that permission.
</ul>Practices Regarding Your Ability to Update or Delete Information
<li>You can delete individual photos that you have on Flickr by selecting the photos that you wish to delete, then clicking the delete button.
Or you can delete groups of photos using batch operations.
<li>Visit your Flickr account information to edit your profile, default privacy settings for photos, and more.
<li>Flickr communication is currently managed separately from your Yahoo! Marketing Preferences and Subscriptions.
<li>Visit your Flickr account information area to edit your email notification settings.
<li>When you use Flickr, you are subject to the Yahoo! Terms of Service, Flickr ATOS, and the Flickr Community Guidelines.
<li>Please see Flickr Help if you have questions about this service.
</ul> This page describes current Yahoo! practices with respect to this particular service.
This information may change as Yahoo! revises this service by adding or removing features or using different service providers.
To find out how Yahoo! treats your personal information, please visit our Privacy Policy.
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Search Functions</strong>
<p>The XING Services offer various possibilities to search for particular XING Members, including a Powersearch feature and a Search Agent feature.
<p>The XING Services offer various possibilities to search for particular XING Members, including a Power Search feature and a Search Agent feature.
These various search functions may assist you, for example, in finding other XING Members with similar interests.
The search functions can also help you to initiate contact with other XING Members who offer exactly what you are looking for.
Thus, you can find the contacts you need - and systematically expand your personal network.</p>

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