TARGETED ADS NOTICE
Effective as of: January 2023
Prior version effective: July 2020 (under prior title ‘Interest-Based Ads Policy’)
To create a more customized online experience for you, some of the ads you may receive through our Services and other platforms may be tailored to your interests and online behaviors. This is known as cross-context behavioral advertising or targeted advertising (“Targeted Advertising” or “Targeted Ads”).
We engage other companies to assist us in collecting and using information related to you for advertising purposes (“Partners”). Where we describe our collection and use practices in this Notice, our Partners may be engaged in the same or similar collection and use practices on our behalf.
We engage in Targeted Advertising.
Targeted Advertising shows you ads after you leave a website, encouraging you to return. We may display Targeted Ads using information gathered about you over time across multiple websites, devices or other platforms.
Our Targeted Ads:
Targeted Ads may enhance your experience because they are more tailored to your particular interests and can help provide you with the most relevant information that aligns to your interests.
We use common tracking technologies.
We collect certain Personal Information over time and across different websites, apps, devices and interactions when you use our Services. To do this, we use several common tracking technologies and tools. These may include cookies, web beacons, pixels and other tracking technologies and tools used on our Site and App.
We use tracking technologies for a variety of reasons.
We use tracking technologies and tools to help us optimize, maintain, refine and personalize your experience with us. For example, our use of such technologies and tools help us to:
How we gather relevant information about you for Targeted Advertising.
Your privacy rights regarding Targeted Advertising.
You can control certain tracking tools.
Your browser may give you the ability to control cookies. How you do so depends on the type of cookie.
You can opt-out of Targeted Advertising.
Some of our Partners participate in self-regulatory programs for Targeted Advertising (also known as interest-based advertising) through the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) and/or the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA). Each of these programs provides an opt-out feature where you can choose not to receive Targeted Advertising from any NAI member or DAA participant.
The Digital Advertising Alliance also offers a tool for opting out of the collection of cross-app data on a mobile device for Targeted Advertising. Click HERE to learn about the Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app, a tool for opting out of the collection of cross-app data on a mobile device for interest-based advertising by participating service Partners. You may download the AppChoices app HERE for iOS devices and HERE for Android devices.
Click HERE to visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s informational page on opting out on mobile devices, which includes advertising choice mechanisms provided by certain mobile device manufacturers.
Certain laws grant certain individuals rights to control their Personal Information. If you are such an individual, you may also request that we do not Sell or Share your Personal Information by completing the Privacy Request web form available on the “Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information” link on the footer of our websites.
You can stop all further collection of information by or via our App by uninstalling our App. You may use the standard uninstall process available as part of your mobile device or through the mobile application marketplace or network.
If you uninstall our App from your mobile device, a unique identifier we used that was associated with your device may continue to be stored. If you re-install our App on the same mobile device, we may be able to re-associate this unique identifier to your prior transactions and activities.
Certain choices you make are both browser and device-specific.