ON­LINE PRIVACY POLI­CIES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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FACE­BOOK What it knows: Name, photo, birth date, gen­der, email ad­dress, phys­i­cal lo­ca­tion (phone GPS or IP ad­dress), the web­sites you visit, the web browser you use, the games you play, ads you se­lect and your mo­bile phone con­tacts (if per­mit­ted). What it owns: A ‘‘non- ex­clu­sive’’ li­cence to use videos or pho­tos you post. TWIT­TER What it knows: Name, photo, email ad­dress, phys­i­cal lo­ca­tion (phone GPS or IP ad­dress), your phone’s ad­dress book (if per­mit­ted), the web­sites you visit, search queries and web links you share. What it owns: Users re­tain copy­right of their images. FLICKR What it knows: Name, email ad­dress, birth date, gen­der, oc­cu­pa­tion, lo­ca­tion (IP ad­dress), the browser you use and in­ter­ac­tions with other Ya­hoo busi­nesses. What it owns: A li­cence to use, dis­trib­ute, mod­ify, re­pro­duce, adapt and pub­licly dis­play your pho­tos. GOOGLE What it knows: Name, email ad­dress, photo, mo­bile phone num­ber, time, date and du­ra­tion of phone calls, SMS rout­ing in­for­ma­tion, your lo­ca­tion (phone GPS and IP ad­dress), the browser you use, credit card de­tails (if pro­vided) and in­ter­net search queries. What it owns: A li­cence to use, host, store, re­pro­duce, mod­ify, com­mu­ni­cate, pub­lish and pub­licly dis­play and dis­trib­ute con­tent.

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