What is ‘section 14 (5) (f)’ that Yahoo!/Oath removed from their Canadian Terms of Service?
Section 14 (5) (f), now removed, originally stated the following: “Personal Data of Friends and Contacts. By using the Services you agree that you have obtained the consent of your friends and contacts to provide their personal information (for example: their email address or telephone number) to Oath or a third party, as applicable, and that Oath or a third party may use your name to send messages on your behalf to make the Services available to your friends and contacts. The Services are not to be used for any form of spam.”
Is Yahoo!/Oath scanning or reading my emails?
Like most email providers, automated computer programs scan Yahoo! emails to protect you from viruses, malware, spam, phishing links, etc. This practice is not new. You can now choose to opt out of Yahoo!'s interest-based advertising from their Ad Interest Manager.
How can I change my Yahoo! email settings?
To customize your email experience:
- You can opt-out of Yahoo!'s interest based advertising through their Ad Interest Manager (https://aim.yahoo.com/aim/ca/en/optout/)
- You can unsubscribe from Yahoo!'s marketing messages or newsletters from their Marketing Preferences page (https://subs.communications.yahoo.com/unsubscribe_all.html?c=1111)
- You can view your Yahoo! search history and clear it, or block further search customization from the Yahoo! Search page (http://search.yahoo.com/history)
- You can edit your email account information and contact information through the Rogers Member Centre (https://rogersmembercentre.com)
You can contact our Rogers Privacy Office by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or in writing to Chief Privacy Officer, Rogers Group of Companies, 333 Bloor St. E., Toronto, ON, M4W 1G9
For any additional questions or concerns, you can contact Yahoo!/Oath:
- Log in to webmail
- Select the Gear icon
- Choose Privacy
- Click on Feedback or visit submitting a feedback form