The updates to the Privacy Statement apply to your use of the Services when you view, access, or otherwise use the Services. To fully understand the changes and terms that will govern your use of our Services, please read the Privacy Statement. Ancestry is committed to being a good steward of your Personal Information, handling it in a responsible manner, and securing it with administrative, technical, and physical safeguards.
We also believe in being honest, direct and transparent when it comes to your data. Ancestry follows three guiding principles when it comes to your privacy:. You may discover unexpected facts about yourself or your family when using our services. When you make new discoveries with us, you should feel confident and informed about how we use your Personal Information.
Our full Privacy Statement is below and we encourage you to read it. At Ancestry, we empower journeys of personal discovery to enrich lives.
Personal Information is information that can identify you, such as your name, email or street address, or it may be information that could reasonably be linked back to you, including your Genetic Information. This Privacy Statement describes our practices for collecting, storing and processing your Personal Information and the controls we provide you to manage it within our Services.
By creating an account you are telling us that you understand Ancestry will collect, process, and share your Personal Information including your Genetic Information if you have taken the AncestryDNA test as described in this Privacy Statement and in any other documents referenced in this Privacy Statement.
Access to Ancestry records to help you build a family tree, or to our DNA features ethnicity estimate, etc. At any time, you can request Ancestry delete information you have uploaded into your account, such as a family tree or your Genetic Information. You can also delete your entire account. Please see Section 10 for specific details about deleting your data.
The table below describes in more detail the information we collect from you. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy statement of the applicable third-party company. We may also receive information about you from third parties.
We will seek additional consent from you before we collect and process additional sensitive Personal Information for example, health history as part of your interaction with the Services.Your privacy and trust are important to us. Thomson Reuters Holdings Inc. In addition, the Thomson Reuters group of companies is made up of numerous legal entities with offices located across the globe. If you want to locate a specific Thomson Reuters office and the local contact information for an office, please see our list of locations here.
Any comments, concerns, complaints, or questions regarding our Privacy Statement may be addressed to privacy. As mentioned above, if you are using our Services through one of our customers, then you should contact them with any privacy-related issues or questions. The type of personal information we collect depends on how you are specifically interacting with us and which Services you are using. Generally, we collect the following categories of personal information:. We collect personal information about you either directly from you, from certain third parties such as your employer or the subscriber providing access to our Servicesor from other sources such as publicly available sources as follows:.
This section includes details of the purposes for which we use personal information and the different legal reasons for processing that personal information. First, some laws require us to explain the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information.
With respect to these laws, we process personal information about you for one or more of the following basis:. We process your personal information in connection with our Services and for other business purposes, including to:. We share personal information for the purposes set out in this Privacy Statement and with the following categories of recipients:. During your use of our Services and your interactions with us, your personal information may be transferred outside of your home country and may be stored in and accessed from multiple countries.
Whenever we transfer personal information to other jurisdictions, we will ensure that the information is transferred in accordance with this Privacy Statement and as permitted by applicable data protection laws.
The security of your personal information is important to us. Taking into account the nature, scope, context, and purposes of processing personal information, as well as the risks to individuals of varying likelihood and severity, we have implemented technical and organizational measures designed to protect the security of personal information. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable measures designed to protect personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Either way, you need to be careful about the information that you put in the page. You want to focus on company name or website name, the name of the site owner, company CEO, or web manager, and a few important details about purchases, service charges, and so on. Other than a few tweaks, a good template won't require much else from you.Cisco is committed to maintaining strong protections for our customers, products and company.
We believe in building and maintaining trust, reducing risk and simply doing what is right. Cisco Systems, Inc. This Privacy Statement applies to Cisco websites and Solutions that link to or reference this Statement and describes how we handle personal information and the choices available to you regarding collection, use, access, and how to update and correct your personal information.
Additional information on our personal information practices may be provided in offer descriptions, supplemental privacy statements, or notices provided prior to or at the time of data collection. Certain Cisco websites may have their own privacy statement that describes how we handle personal information for those websites specifically. To the extent a notice provided at the time of collection or a website or Solution specific privacy statement conflict with this Privacy Statement, such specific notice or supplemental privacy statement will control.
We may collect data, including personal information, about you as you use our websites and Solutions and interact with us. If we link other data with your personal information, we will treat that linked data as personal information. We also collect personal information from trusted third-party sources and engage third parties to collect personal information to assist us. We and the third parties we engage may combine the information we collect from you over time and across our websites and Solutions with information obtained from other sources.
This helps us improve its overall accuracy and completeness, and also helps us better tailor our interactions with you. If you choose to provide Cisco with a third party's personal information such as name, email, and phone numberyou represent that you have the third party's permission to do so.
Examples include forwarding reference or marketing material to a friend or sending job referrals. In some instances, Cisco and the third parties we engage may automatically collect data through cookies, web logs, web beacons, and other similar applications. This information is used to better understand and improve the usability, performance, and effectiveness of the website and to help tailor content or offers for you.
You can edit your communication preferences at any time. We give you the choice of receiving a variety of information related to our Solutions. You can manage your communication preferences through the following methods:. These choices do not apply to service notifications or other required communications that are considered part of certain Solutions, which you may receive periodically unless you stop using or cancel the Solution in accordance with its terms and conditions.
With your permission, we may also share your personal information with Cisco business partners or vendors, so they may send you information about products or services that may be of interest to you. By using our websites, Solutions, or otherwise providing personal information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use.
For example, if we learn of a security system's breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on our websites, by sending an email, or otherwise contacting you. We may share your personal information with third parties for the purposes of operating our business, delivering, improving, and customizing our Solutions, sending marketing and other communications related to our business, and for other legitimate purposes permitted by applicable law or otherwise with your consent.
We intend to protect the personal information entrusted to us and treat it securely in accordance with this Privacy Statement.Your privacy is important to us. This privacy statement explains the personal data Microsoft processes, how Microsoft processes it, and for what purposes. References to Microsoft products in this statement include Microsoft services, websites, apps, software, servers, and devices.
Please read the product-specific details in this privacy statement, which provide additional relevant information. This statement applies to the interactions Microsoft has with you and the Microsoft products listed below, as well as other Microsoft products that display this statement.
For more information, see the Cookies and similar technologies section of this privacy statement. Microsoft adheres to the principles of the EU-U. Privacy Shield frameworks. To learn more, visit the U. For more information about contacting Microsoft, including Microsoft Ireland Operations Limited, see the How to contact us section of this privacy statement. Microsoft collects data from you, through our interactions with you and through our products.
You provide some of this data directly, and we get some of it by collecting data about your interactions, use, and experiences with our products. The data we collect depends on the context of your interactions with Microsoft and the choices you make, including your privacy settings and the products and features you use. We also obtain data about you from third parties.
If you represent an organization, such as a business or school, that utilizes Enterprise and Developer Products from Microsoft, please see the Enterprise and developer products section of this privacy statement to learn how we process your data. If you are an end user of a Microsoft product or a Microsoft account provided by your organization, please see the Products provided by your organization and the Microsoft account sections for more information.
You have choices when it comes to the technology you use and the data you share. When we ask you to provide personal data, you can decline. Many of our products require some personal data to provide you with a service. If you choose not to provide data required to provide you with a product or feature, you cannot use that product or feature. We will notify you if this is the case at the time. Where providing the data is optional, and you choose not to share personal data, features like personalization that use such data will not work for you.
Microsoft collects data from you, through our interactions with you and through our products for a variety of purposes described below, including to operate effectively and provide you with the best experiences with our products. We get some of it by collecting data about your interactions, use, and experience with our products and communications.
We also obtain data from third parties. We protect data obtained from third parties according to the practices described in this statement, plus any additional restrictions imposed by the source of the data.
These third-party sources vary over time and include:. When you are asked to provide personal data, you can decline. Many of our products require some personal data to operate and provide you with a service. If you choose not to provide data required to operate and provide you with a product or feature, you cannot use that product or feature.
Where providing the data is optional, and you choose not to share personal data, features like personalization that use the data will not work for you. The data we collect depends on the context of your interactions with Microsoft and the choices you make including your privacy settingsthe products and features you use, your location, and applicable law.
Name and contact data. Your first and last name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other similar contact data. Passwords, password hints, and similar security information used for authentication and account access.
Demographic data. Data about you such as your age, gender, country, and preferred language.
In general, data protection laws in Europe cover the private sector as well as the public sector. Their privacy laws apply not only to government operations but also to private enterprises and commercial transactions. Inthe Council of Europe began to study the effects of technology on human rightsrecognizing the new threats posed by computer technology that could link and transmit in ways not widely available before. As well, in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development OECD began to examine the implications of personal information leaving the country.
Although this act was not designed to be a privacy law, the act gave consumers the opportunity to examine their credit files and correct errors. It also placed restrictions on the use of information in credit records.
Several congressional study groups in the late s examined the growing ease with which automated personal information could be gathered and matched with other information. One such group was an advisory committee of the United States Department of Health and Human Serviceswhich in drafted a code of principles called the Fair Information Practices.
The work of the advisory committee led to the Privacy Act in Inthe appointment of a Privacy Commissioner was part of the new Privacy Act. Canada signed the OECD guidelines in There are significant differences between the EU data protection and US data privacy laws. These standards must be met not only by businesses operating in the EU but also by any organization that transfers personal information collected concerning citizens of the EU.
As a result, many organizations doing business within the EU began to draft policies to comply with this Directive. In the same year, the U. Federal Trade Commission FTC published the Fair Information Principles  which provided a set of non-binding governing principles for the commercial use of personal information. While not mandating policy, these principles provided guidance of the developing concerns of how to draft privacy policies.
In all of this, we will maintain the timeless value of privacy and preserve the ability for you to control your data. This starts with making sure you get meaningful choices about how and why data is collected and used, and ensuring that you have the information you need to make the choices that are right for you across our products and services. We are working to earn your trust every day by focusing on six key privacy principles:.
For enterprise and business customers, check out the Microsoft Trust Center to find out how we protect your data in the Microsoft Cloud. Microsoft collects data to help you do more. To do this, we use the data we collect to provide and improve our products, services, and devices, provide you with personalized experiences and to help keep you safe. These are some of the most common categories of data we collect.
Like many search engines, we use your search history, and the history aggregated from other people, to give you better search results.
To speed up web browsing, Microsoft web browsers can collect and use browsing history to predict where you want to go. Cortana can make personalized recommendations based on your browsing and search history. You can also manage whether Cortana has access to your search and browsing history in the Cortana and Microsoft Edge settings. Manage your search and browsing history on your privacy dashboard.
Learn more about browsing data and privacy. Read about web browsers in the Privacy Statement. Location information helps us give you directions to the places you want to go and show you info relevant to where you are. Detecting location also helps us protect you.
From here, you can also choose which apps have access to your location and manage the location history stored on your device. Manage your location activity on your privacy dashboard. Learn more about Windows 10 and location. Read about location in the Privacy Statement. Manage your Cortana interests and other data on your privacy dashboard.
Read about Cortana in the Privacy Statement. To stop Microsoft from showing you ads based on your interests, use our advertising controls online. Go to the online advertising controls. Read about advertising in the Privacy Statement. Signing up for your own Microsoft account lets you use online services like storage and family settings, and helps keep your settings in sync across devices.
When you add payment data to your account, getting apps, subscriptions, movies, TV, and games is easy on your Windows 10 devices. By keeping your password secret, and adding extra security info like a phone number or email address, you can help keep your files, credit cards, browsing history, and location info more safe and sound.
To update passwords, security info, and payment options, visit the Microsoft account website. Read about Microsoft account in the Privacy Statement. With Windows 10 as a cloud-powered service, data helps us continually protect and improve your experience.
For example, to help keep you safe online, we automatically scan Windows 10 devices for known malware. We also collect diagnostic data, which is ongoing information we receive about how your Windows 10 system is operating, to keep your device running well. We also provide you with a number of controls for how information is used to deliver personalized services and experiences in Windows