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<ol> <strong>INTRODUCTION AND SCOPE.</strong> Below we describe what information we collect when you use our Services, how we protect that information, how long we retain it, with whom we share it, and what your privacy and cookie options are.
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<strong>INTRODUCTION AND SCOPE.</strong>Below we describe what information we collect when you use our Services, how we protect that information, how long we retain it, with whom we share it, and what your privacy and cookie options are.
By using the Services, you consent to our collection and use of your information as described in this Privacy &amp. By using the Services, you consent to our collection and use of your information as described in this Privacy &amp.
Cookie Policy. Cookie Policy.
<p>The Services are controlled and offered by Dictionary.com, LLC from the United States of America and, regardless of your place of residence, your use of them is governed by the laws of the State of California, USA. <p>The Services are controlled and offered by Dictionary.com, LLC from the United States of America and, regardless of your place of residence, your use of them is governed by the laws of the State of California, USA.
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<strong>INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND MEANS OF COLLECTION.</strong> We collect information about you from a variety of sources, including from you directly providing it to us (e.g., when you open an account or contact us), from cookies and other tracking technologies that automatically collect information in the course of your use of the Services (skip to Cookies and Other Trackers [Hyperlink to “Cookies and Other Trackers” section] section) and from various third parties and public sources. <strong>INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND MEANS OF COLLECTION.</strong> We collect information about you from a variety of sources, including from you directly providing it to us (e.g., when you open an account or contact us), from cookies and other tracking technologies that automatically collect information in the course of your use of the Services (skip to Cookies and Other Trackers section) and from various third parties and public sources.
You can use some of the Services without directly providing any information, but if you do not provide certain information or limit the operation of some cookies, you may not be able to use some of the Services we offer. You can use some of the Services without directly providing any information, but if you do not provide certain information or limit the operation of some cookies, you may not be able to use some of the Services we offer.
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<u>Information you Provide directly to us.</u> <u>Information you Provide directly to us.</u>
</strong> Access to the general content on our Sites does not require you to provide us any personal (e.g., name, date of birth), contact (e.g., email address, phone number) and/or account (username and password) information.You may provide personal information to us, if you choose to: </strong> Access to the general content on our Sites does not require you to provide us any personal (e.g., name, date of birth), contact (e.g., email address, phone number) and/or account (username and password) information.You may provide personal information to us, if you choose to:
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• otherwise use the Services in a manner that you have requested.</p> • otherwise use the Services in a manner that you have requested.</p>
<p>Depending on which of these or any other Services you use, the personal information you provide may include your name, email address, user name, home address, telephone number, demographic information (age, gender, etc.), information posted by you on sites accessed via the Services and/or information provided by you in any help request or inquiry you make to us.</p> <p>Depending on which of these or any other Services you use, the personal information you provide may include your name, email address, user name, home address, telephone number, demographic information (age, gender, etc.), information posted by you on sites accessed via the Services and/or information provided by you in any help request or inquiry you make to us.</p>
There is no need to provide to us, and we strongly discourage you from, providing any sensitive information about you or anyone else including, details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership or information about your health. There is no need to provide to us, and we strongly discourage you from, providing any <u>sensitive information</u> about you or anyone else including, details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership or information about your health.
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<u>We use the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to cookies and all such similar technologies.</u>Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. <u>We use the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to cookies and all such similar technologies.</u>Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
We use these technologies to let you navigate between pages efficiently, remember your preferences, track your use of the Services and generally improve your experience. We use these technologies to let you navigate between pages efficiently, remember your preferences, track your use of the Services and generally improve your experience.
Ad companies we work with place cookies on your computer to track your activities across various sites so that they can display ads on our Sites and third party websites that are more relevant to you and your interests.<br> Ad companies we work with place cookies on your computer to track your activities across various sites so that they can display ads on our Sites and third party websites that are more relevant to you and your interests.<br>
There are two broad categories of cookies:<p> There are two broad categories of cookies:<br>
• First party cookies, served directly by us to your computer or mobile device.<br>
• Third party cookies, which are served by a third party on our behalf.
We use third party cookies for functionality, performance / analytics, advertising and social media purposes.<p>
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<li>First party cookies, served directly by us to your computer or mobile device.</li>
<li>Third party cookies, which are served by a third party on our behalf.
We use third party cookies for functionality, performance / analytics, advertising and social media purposes.</li>
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<p>Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. <p>Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time.
Some cookies are ‘session cookies’, meaning that they exist only while your browser is open. Some cookies are ‘session cookies’, meaning that they exist only while your browser is open.
These are deleted automatically once you close your browser. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser.
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Third parties whose products or services are accessible or advertised through the Services, including social networking services, may also use cookies or similar tools, and we advise you to check their privacy policies for information about their cookies and other practices. Third parties whose products or services are accessible or advertised through the Services, including social networking services, may also use cookies or similar tools, and we advise you to check their privacy policies for information about their cookies and other practices.
We do not control the practices of such partners and their privacy policies govern their interactions with you. We do not control the practices of such partners and their privacy policies govern their interactions with you.
We encourage you to read their privacy policies.</li> We encourage you to read their privacy policies.</li>
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<u> WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE?</u> The types of cookies used by us and our partners in connection with the Services can be classified into one of the five categories below. <u> WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE?</u> The types of cookies used by us and our partners in connection with the Services can be classified into one of the five categories below.
We’ve set out some further information about each category, and the purposes of the cookies we and third parties set in the following table.<br>TYPE OF COOKIE We’ve set out some further information about each category, and the purposes of the cookies we and third parties set in the following table.<br>TYPE OF COOKIE
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They may also be used to provide certain functionality such as playing video content. They may also be used to provide certain functionality such as playing video content.
Performance / Analytics Cookies Performance / Analytics Cookies
We use performance/analytics cookies to analyze how the Sites are accessed, used, or is performing in order to provide you with a better user experience and to maintain, operate and continually improve the Sites. We use performance/analytics cookies to analyze how the Sites are accessed, used, or is performing in order to provide you with a better user experience and to maintain, operate and continually improve the Sites.
For example, these cookies allow us to:<p> For example, these cookies allow us to:<br>
</p> • Better understand our website visitors so that we can improve how we present our content;<br>
<ul> • Test different design ideas for particular pages, such as our homepage;<br>
<li>Better understand our website visitors so that we can improve how we present our content;</li> • Collect information about site visitors such as where they are located and what browsers they are using;<br>
<li>Test different design ideas for particular pages, such as our homepage;</li> • Determine the number of unique users of the Sites;<br>
<li>Collect information about site visitors such as where they are located and what browsers they are using;</li> • Improve the Sites by measuring any errors that occur.
<li>Determine the number of unique users of the Sites;</li> and<br>
<li>Improve the Sites by measuring any errors that occur. • Conduct research and diagnostics to improve product offerings.
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Advertising and Tracking Cookies Advertising and Tracking Cookies
As you use our Sites, you will notice that it includes advertising. As you use our Sites, you will notice that it includes advertising.
We allow third party advertising companies to place cookies on our Sites. We allow third party advertising companies to place cookies on our Sites.
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We may disclose your opt-out choices to third parties so that they can honor your preferences in accordance with applicable laws. We may disclose your opt-out choices to third parties so that they can honor your preferences in accordance with applicable laws.
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<ul>•</ul> <u>Web Browser Controls.</u> Most browsers allow you to change your cookie settings.
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<ul>Most browsers allow you to change your cookie settings.
Users can usually set their browsers to block all third-party cookies (which are those set by third-party companies collecting information on websites operated by other companies), block all cookies (including first-party cookies such as the ones We uses to collect search activity information about its users), or block specific cookies. Users can usually set their browsers to block all third-party cookies (which are those set by third-party companies collecting information on websites operated by other companies), block all cookies (including first-party cookies such as the ones We uses to collect search activity information about its users), or block specific cookies.
These settings will typically be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. These settings will typically be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser.
In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the “Help” option in your browser for more details.</ul> In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the “Help” option in your browser for more details.
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<ul>•</ul> Cookie settings in Internet Explorer</li>
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<p>Cookie settings in Microsoft Edge</p>
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<ul>•</ul> Cookie settings in Firefox</li>
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<p>Cookie settings in Internet Explorer</p>
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<ul>•</ul> Cookie settings in Chrome</li>
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<ul>•</ul> Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS.</li>
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<p>Cookie settings in Chrome</p> <p>We note that an optional browser setting known as Do Not Track allows you to express your preferences regarding tracking by advertisers and other third-parties.
<ul> However, we do not recognize or respond to browser-initiated DNT signals, as the Internet industry is currently still working toward defining exactly what DNT means, what it means to comply with DNT, and a common approach to responding to DNT.</p>
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<ul>.</ul> <u>Flash Cookie Controls.</u> You can manage the use of Flash technologies with the Flash management tools available at Adobe’s website.</li>
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<ul> <p>• <u>Web-Beacons.</u> You can usually prevent the operation of web-beacons by changing your web-browser cookie settings and your ad choices, or for those in emails, by switching off images in your email client or viewing emails using only the “text” display (rather than “HTML” display”).
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<ul>We note that an optional browser setting known as Do Not Track allows you to express your preferences regarding tracking by advertisers and other third-parties.
However, we do not recognize or respond to browser-initiated DNT signals, as the Internet industry is currently still working toward defining exactly what DNT means, what it means to comply with DNT, and a common approach to responding to DNT.</ul>
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<p>• <u>Flash Cookie Controls.</u> You can manage the use of Flash technologies with the Flash management tools available at Adobe’s website.<br>
• <u>Web-Beacons.</u> You can usually prevent the operation of web-beacons by changing your web-browser cookie settings and your ad choices, or for those in emails, by switching off images in your email client or viewing emails using only the “text” display (rather than “HTML” display”).
See the “Help” section of your email client for instructions. See the “Help” section of your email client for instructions.
Please see the All About Cookies website for further information about managing your options.<br> Please see the All About Cookies website for further information about managing your options.<br>
• <u>Mobile Apps.</u> With respect to our mobile apps, you can stop all collection of information via an app by uninstalling the app. • <u>Mobile Apps.</u> With respect to our mobile apps, you can stop all collection of information via an app by uninstalling the app.
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You can prevent your data from being collected by Google Analytics by downloading the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. You can prevent your data from being collected by Google Analytics by downloading the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
Opting-out is generally done by the third party dropping a cookie on your browser indicating your intent to opt-out. Opting-out is generally done by the third party dropping a cookie on your browser indicating your intent to opt-out.
If you get a new device, install a new browser, erase, or otherwise alter the third party’s browser cookie file, you may clear the opt-out cookie and no longer be subject to its opt-out.</p> If you get a new device, install a new browser, erase, or otherwise alter the third party’s browser cookie file, you may clear the opt-out cookie and no longer be subject to its opt-out.</p>
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<p>• <u>Third Party Advertising Controls.</u> You may exercise choices regarding certain third party advertising cookies through the following organizations:<br> <p>• <u>Third Party Advertising Controls.</u> You may exercise choices regarding certain third party advertising cookies through the following organizations:<br>
o Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising. o Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising.
You exercise the DAA choices regarding Interest-based Advertising here. You exercise the DAA choices regarding Interest-based Advertising here.
You can also download the DAA AppChoices app for control over how information about your interests is used for in-app advertising on your mobile device here.<br> You can also download the DAA AppChoices app for control over how information about your interests is used for in-app advertising on your mobile device here.<br>
o European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (“EDAA”). o European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (“EDAA”).
To learn more about the EDAA and your opt out options, see Your Online Choices.</p> To learn more about the EDAA and your opt out options, see Your Online Choices.</p>
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<p>o Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”). <p>o Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”).
To learn more about the NAI and your opt out options for their members, see http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.</p> To learn more about the NAI and your opt out options for their members, see http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.</p>
<p>Please be aware that, even if you are able to opt out of certain Interest/behavioral/targeted -based advertising, you may continue to receive other types of ads. <p>Please be aware that, even if you are able to opt out of certain Interest/behavioral/targeted -based advertising, you may continue to receive other types of ads.
Opting out only means that those selected members should no longer deliver certain Interest/behavioral/targeted -based ads to you, but does not mean you will no longer receive any targeted content and/or ads (e.g., from other ad networks). Opting out only means that those selected members should no longer deliver certain Interest/behavioral/targeted -based ads to you, but does not mean you will no longer receive any targeted content and/or ads (e.g., from other ad networks).
Dictionary is not responsible for effectiveness of, or compliance with, any third-parties’ opt out options or programs or the accuracy of their statements regarding their programs.</p> Dictionary is not responsible for effectiveness of, or compliance with, any third-parties’ opt out options or programs or the accuracy of their statements regarding their programs.</p>
<p>• <u>Promotional Communications.</u> You can opt-out of receiving certain promotional communications (e-mails and push notifications) from us at any time by (i) for e-mails, following the instructions as provided in e-mails to click on the unsubscribe link. <p>• <u>Promotional Communications.</u> You can opt-out of receiving certain promotional communications (e-mails and push notifications) from us at any time by (i) for e-mails, following the instructions as provided in e-mails to click on the unsubscribe link.
and (ii) for push notifications or in-app messages, adjusting the permissions in your mobile device.</p> and (ii) for push notifications or in-app messages, adjusting the permissions in your mobile device.</p>
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<strong>HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION.</strong> We may use your information for the following purposes:• Identification and authentication: We use your identification information to verify your identity when you access and use our Services and to ensure the security of your personal information. <strong>HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION.</strong> We may use your information for the following purposes:• Identification and authentication: We use your identification information to verify your identity when you access and use our Services and to ensure the security of your personal information.
This is so we can comply with our contractual obligations to you.<br> This is so we can comply with our contractual obligations to you.<br>
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1050 Woodward Avenue<br> 1050 Woodward Avenue<br>
Detroit, MI 48226<p> Detroit, MI 48226<p>
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<p>Dictionary.com, LLC is the controller (as provided under laws applicable to EEA jurisdictions) responsible for the personal information we collect and process.</p> <p>Dictionary.com, LLC is the controller (as provided under laws applicable to EEA jurisdictions) responsible for the personal information we collect and process.
</li> Dictionary.com, LLC takes their clients’ (and the customers of their clients) data protection seriously, and has appointed DPR Group as their Data Protection Representative in the European Union which can be contacted by sending an email to DPR Group at dictionary@dpr.eu.com.</p>
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TERMS OF SERVICE
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<li>AGREEMENT AND GENERAL TERMS OF USE <li>AGREEMENT AND GENERAL TERMS OF USE
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<li>These Terms of Service (the “Terms”) constitute the agreement between Dictionary.com, LLC (“Dictionary,“ “we,” “us,” or “our”) and you as a user who accesses, subscribes to access, or otherwise establishes a connection (“user,” “you,” or “your”) to the world wide web sites known as Dictionary.com, Thesaurus.com (including any sub-domains) (the “Sites”) and any related Dictionary products and services including the Dictionary.com mobile app available here. <li>These Terms of Service (the “Terms”) constitute the agreement between Dictionary.com, LLC (“Dictionary,“ “we,” “us,” or “our”) and you as a user who accesses, subscribes to access, or otherwise establishes a connection (“user,” “you,” or “your”) to the world wide web sites known as Dictionary.com, Thesaurus.com (including any sub-domains) (the “Sites”) and any related Dictionary products and services including the Dictionary.com mobile app available here.
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No waiver by Dictionary of any breach or default under these Terms will be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. No waiver by Dictionary of any breach or default under these Terms will be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.
Our agreement will be binding upon and inure to the benefit of Dictionary and its successors, trustees, and permitted assignees. Our agreement will be binding upon and inure to the benefit of Dictionary and its successors, trustees, and permitted assignees.
We may assign this agreement or any of its rights or obligations under these Terms with or without notice to you.</li> We may assign this agreement or any of its rights or obligations under these Terms with or without notice to you.</li>
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