for use on mobile devices ("Maniihome" or the "Site") and the various services ("Site Services") we provide on or through the Site. The Site and Site Services are controlled by APN, LLC for users in the North America and South America and by our Irish
affiliate, IAC Search and Media Europe Limited, for users outside of North America and South America.
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What types of information do we collect when you use the Site and Site Services?
Each time you visit the Site, we collect the limited information that your browser makes available. This information includes: (a) your Internet Protocol (IP) address; (b) the address of the last URL you visited before clicking through to the Site;
(c) your browser and platform type; (d) your browser language; and (e) the data in any undeleted "cookies" that your browser previously accepted from us (see "How are cookies used on the Site? " below). Additionally, when you enter a search query using the Site or Site Services, we will receive the query text and process it, together with the above data, to return a search results page to you. If you have modified your browser settings
so that address-bar search queries and erroneous domain name system (DNS) requests are submitted to us, we may also receive any search query or misspelled URL that you enter into your browser's address bar.
If you access the Site through a mobile device we may collect additional information including: (i) the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your mobile device; (ii) one way hashed device ID; (iii) your mobile device language; (iv) your mobile device
OS (operating system); (v) your mobile device make and model; (vi) a new session on the Site; (v) the duration you spend on the Site; (vi) your clicks on ads or links in connection with the Site.
If you access the Site through a Search Application, we may also collect information about that Search Application (eg. The specific release date and distribution source of your Search Application, a unique Search Application ID, Search Application
partner ID, the ads you click on, and information contained in error log files or cookies, aggregate query or click data and erroneous domain name system requests).
Some of the foregoing information may be collected via a third party (e.g., comScore) pixel or web beacon and/or information stored in cookies. We do not link the information we store in these cookies to any personally identifiable information.
The Site and Site Services usually do not require registration or submission of an account name or email address in order to use them. However, we will collect your email address if you submit a help request to us via email. The amount of information
that you choose to disclose to us is completely up to you.
How may we use the information we collect?
We use the information that we collect to facilitate the delivery of relevant and/or targeted search results, improve the overall quality of your experience with the Site and Site Services, and to facilitate evaluation, improvement, and development
of the Site Services. We aggregate query information for internal reporting purposes and optimization of advertising revenue. We count, track, and aggregate our visitors' activities in our analysis of general traffic flows at the Site (e.g., tracking
where users come from, what pages they select within the Site, how they interact with search results, etc.).
How are cookies used on the Site?
on a user's system. Our web server automatically asks a new user's browser whether it will accept our cookie file. Please see our Cookies Policy for further information about our use of these technologies.
If you would like to remove our cookies from your computer, you can delete them using your browser (consult your browser's "help" menu to learn how to delete cookies). If you would like to remove our cookies from your mobile device, you should consult
your mobile device privacy and the browser tabs in the "Settings" menu to learn how to change the settings on your mobile device and clear cookies.
Major browsers provide users with various options when it comes to 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 use to collect search activity information about its users), or block specific cookies. To modify your cookie settings, please refer to the following support pages for each browser
you use to access the Website:
- Internet Explorer help:http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11
- Firefox help:http://kb.mozillazine.org/Cookies#Firefox
- Safari help:http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
- Chrome help:https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
does not cover any use of information that a third-party ad-serving company might collect from you. These companies have their own record-keeping and data-retention policies. If you would like to consider your options for limiting use of such information
by advertising companies, or would like to learn more about this practice, please click here: http://www.networkadvertising.org/. We also use third party vendors to help us better understand our user demographics. These vendors may place or recognize
a unique cookie on your computer or use other technologies such as pixel tags in connection with the Site to provide their services to us.