At last count, 22 companies in our database fit into this category (see links and summaries):
IAC Advertising Solutions
- The company doesn’t collect user information at all in the course of serving content or providing a service on the other sites. For example, web optimization firms use scripts that select ads from different ad networks, which may not involve the collection of any user information by the optimizing firm.
Given the potential for consumer confusion, here’s a proposal:
- Make sure the language in your policy is clear about which provisions apply to the corporate website and which provisions apply to users of other sites where you serve content or gather information.
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