our) through the use of the (i) websites and applications (the
MS Products) and (ii) our
Search Applicationsmade available by means of a search box on a MS Product or website from which you can access our search services.
extensions. These set your browser homepage, start page, new tab page and/or default search setting(s), depending on which MS Product you are using and what options you select. We may provide you a way to decline or opt-out of the setting(s) change by unchecking the appropriate checkbox during the download and installation process for the relevant MS Product that provides access to the Search Applications
Third-Parties And Behavioral Advertising.
Third Parties:We may receive information from third-parties, including our authorized service providers, IAC affiliates, advertising companies, and ad networks. These third parties may display ads via the MS Services.These companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about users who view or interact with these advertisements. (To learn more about cookies generally, please go to our Cookies policy.)We may also use this information to better understand you and your interests. This will allow us to improve and customize the MS Services.
Please note, some of these third-party advertising companies may be members of the Network Advertising Initiative, or the Digital Advertising Alliance, each of which offers a single location to opt out of ad targeting from member companies.
Behavioral Advertising. We work with various companies (such as advertisers, ad networks and data management platforms) to tailor online ads that you see elsewhere on the internet, including through behavioral advertising designed to target users interests and deliver more relevant advertising.
To provide such ads, these third parties may collect and/or we may disclose to these third parties a unique ID that may be associated with your devices platform or a device/internet browser combination
We or these third parties may collect the following information (and similar information):
Our Privacy Centre gives you the option to opt out of receiving personalized ads on the MS Services, but if you want to learn more about online behavioral advertising and how to opt out in general then please go to www.aboutads.info/choices, www.networkadvertising.org and/or www.youronlinechoices.com. Please note, if you do not allow us to collect information from you it may result in you being unable to use certain features of the MS Services including purchase products or services and participate in a contest, promotion, survey, or sweepstakes. Please see our Cookies policy for further information about our use of these technologies and how you can opt out of cookies
To process your information as described above, we rely on the following legal bases:
Model Clausesa standard document created by the European Commission to facilitate data transfers while ensuring that safeguards are put in place for personal information. We do not participate in the
to be forgotten(this is a right to have your information deleted or our use of your information restricted, including for example, a right to not have a users name appear in a search result). Ww will honour such requests unless we have to retain this information to comply with a legal obligation by European or Member State law or unless we have an overriding interest to retain it
log off/exit from your account (if applicable) at the end of each session. We are not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with any of the foregoing obligations.
Shine The Lightlaw, California residents may opt-out of the disclosure of information to third parties for direct marketing purposes (as those concepts are defined in that law) However, we do not currently engage in the type of sharing covered by that law.