Privacy Policy

AppFlash Privacy Policy

AppFlash delivers an easily accessible way to find movie, restaurant, music and app recommendations on your mobile device. AppFlash is covered by the Verizon privacy policy as well as the AppFlash-specific privacy practices described here.

Information we collect

We collect information about your device and your use of the AppFlash services. This information includes your mobile number, device identifiers, device type and operating system, and information about the AppFlash features and services you use and your interactions with them.  We also access information about the list of apps you have on your device.

With your permission, AppFlash also collects information about your device’s precise location, as well as contact information you store on your device.   Consistent with your permissions, location information may be collected even when AppFlash is not in use. 

How information is used and shared

Information we collect is used to deliver, maintain and support AppFlash services; enhance application features; customize and personalize your experiences including the advertisements you see; and provide social network interactions. Location information enhances your AppFlash experience, by, for example, providing nearby restaurant and movie options. Contact information stored on your device is used to facilitate calls you initiate from within the AppFlash experience.

AppFlash information (including location information) may be shared within the Verizon family of companies, including Oath (formed by the combination of AOL and Yahoo) where it is used to help provide more relevant advertising within the AppFlash experiences and on other sites,  apps and services across the devices you use. Consistent with your permissions, location information also may be used to enhance location-based services and experiences supported by Verizon companies.

We may share de-identified location information with third parties for limited aggregate purposes, such as traffic reporting.

Some AppFlash experiences provide you the opportunity to use on-demand transportation services, such as Uber and Lyft.  Information about your destination location may be transferred to these services when you use them.  AppFlash experiences that link directly to others’ sites or apps are covered by the privacy policies applicable to those sites and apps.

Your choices

Because information collected via AppFlash may be used by Oath to provide advertising outside of the app, you should review the Oath and Yahoo privacy policies for more detailed information about choices you have with respect to the use of your information for advertising purposes outside of AppFlash.

If you have permitted AppFlash to collect location information, you can opt out using the location settings on your device.

To opt-out of receiving interest based ads in apps on your mobile device, you can use “Limit Ad Tracking” or similar capability on your device.  If you are a registered Yahoo user, you should also opt-out using the Yahoo Ad Interest Manager.  ovided at this Mobile Device Choices page.