Changes to Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

As Verizon develops new products and services, deploys new technologies and develops new uses of information, we review and update our privacy policy to reflect these changes. In addition, from time to time we make organizational, stylistic and grammatical changes to present our practices in a way that makes our policy easy to read. The information provided below highlights changes to our Privacy Policy that have been made in the past six months.

December 2015 updates

The privacy policy pages have been updated to reflect new formatting and minor wording changes.

November 2015 updates

We have provided additional information about the use of hum information, clarifying that this information may be used on its own or in combination with other information to develop aggregate insights. We have also clarified that we may share certain data with others to help restore our services.  

October 2015 updates

We have updated information about the Verizon Wireless Relevant Mobile Advertising program to reflect changes that will result when we combine this program with the AOL Advertising Network beginning in November. We have also consolidated information about our different advertising and insights programs into one section, making this information easier to find.

September 2015 updates

We have updated the privacy policy to make it easier to find privacy policy information applicable to Verizon Apps, including the new go90 app. We have also updated the policy to make a number of organizational and stylistic changes and to add additional information about certain technologies that may be applicable to devices and websites. For example, we have streamlined language presented about the collection and use of information you provide and that we collect when you use Verizon services. We have tried to make long paragraphs shorter and more readable. We have also included additional information about certain system software that may be present on Verizon Wireless devices and new advertising technologies that Verizon and other third-party advertisers may use.

June 2015 updates

We have updated the privacy policy to include AOL as part of the Verizon family of companies. AOL products and services include online services such as, The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, and Mapquest; AOL Mail and AIM; and advertising services, including ONE by AOL and Many of AOL’s free services are supported by the ads displayed on those services. AOL also provides a variety of online advertising services to other companies that place ads on our services and elsewhere.

The AOL Privacy Policy provides additional information about the collection and use of information from devices you use to access AOL websites, services and software. It also describes the collection and use of information by AOL Advertising and your related choices.