Third-Party Automated Collection and Interest-Based Advertising.
EarthLink uses and works with a variety of advertising networks and Ad Partners that customize and serve third party advertisements or other content on EarthLink Services. The servers of these advertising networks place and access cookies and other similar technologies in browsers to collect information when you visit or interact with EarthLink Services in order to serve relevant ads (also known as “interest-based ads”) for EarthLink Services or for the products or services of other companies.
Information collected via the data collection technologies described above may be linked to other information about you and may be considered Personal Information. We do not control Ad Partners’ data collection technologies or their use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However, such Ad Partners may provide you with ways to opt out from having your information collected or used in this way. To opt-out of our interest-based advertising for EarthLink Services or those of another party, online and in third-party mobile applications, visit Digital Advertising Alliance’s Choices page at http://www.youradchoices.com/control. If you would like more information about online advertising in general, you can go to www.networkadvertising.org/faq/.