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Yahoo "Privacy" Policy
From: Lingua Fatwa <linguafatwa () gmail com>
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2006 20:49:47 -0600

Taken from: http://privacy.yahoo.com/privacy/us/beacons/details.html


*Web Beacons*

Web pages may contain an electronic file called a web beacon, that allows a
web site to count users who have visited that page or to access certain
cookies. Yahoo! uses web beacons in the following ways:

*Within the Yahoo! Network*

   - Yahoo! uses web beacons within the Yahoo! network of web sites in
   order to count users and to recognize users by accessing Yahoo! cookies.
   - Being able to access Yahoo! cookies allows us to personalize your
   experience when you visit Yahoo! web sites that are located both on and off
   of the yahoo.com domain. For example, Yahoo! GeoCities pages are
   mostly located on the geocities.com domain.

 *Outside the Yahoo! Network*

   - Yahoo! uses web beacons to conduct research on behalf of certain
   partners on their web sites and also for auditing purposes.
   - Information recorded through these web beacons is used to report
   anonymous individual and/or aggregate information about Yahoo! users to our
   partners. Aggregate information may include demographic and usage
   information. No personally identifiable information about you is shared with
   partners from this research.
   - When conducting research Yahoo!'s practice is to require our
   partners to disclose the presence of these web beacons on their pages in
   their privacy policies and state what choices are available to users
   regarding the collection and use of this information. You may choose to
   opt-out of Yahoo! using this information for this research. Please click
   here <http://pclick.yahoo.com/p?optout> to opt-out.

   *Note:* This opt-out applies to a specific browser rather than a
   specific user. Therefore you will have to opt-out separately from each
   computer or browser that you use.
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