Yahoo offers a variety of location-aware products and services to provide you with more relevant content for where you are in the world. We obtain information about your location through various methods like pinpointed GPS data or when you submit a partial address to look at a map of an area.
Collection of Information
Pinpointed Physical Location
Account Location Information
Partner Location Information
Use of Information
Yahoo may access, store, and use the location information described above to provide location-aware products and services (such as Yahoo Local), serve advertising, search results, and other content. Other uses of location information may include determining the appropriate language for presenting a website and assisting in the detection of fraud and abuse.
Yahoo’s location selector and the corresponding location management page may maintain a history of locations. Please visit the Location Help for information on how to add names to common locations you use, disable the auto-save feature or clear your location history from the location selector and the location management page. Yahoo is committed to helping create a safe online experience. Please refer to the Yahoo Safely site for more information.
Sharing of Information