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As of March 25, 2004, AlltheWeb will be joining the Yahoo network of services and products., a Yahoo operated website, helps you find what you are looking for on the Web using results provided by Yahoo. You do not need to be a Yahoo registered user in order to search.

Information Collection and Use Practices

  • General
    • When visitors conduct a search on, their search terms are recorded on Yahoo log files.
    • All links on provided by Yahoo are redirected through Yahoo servers.

  • Searching for Web and News Results
    • Web search and News search results are provided by Yahoo.
    • When visitors conduct a Web or News search on, Yahoo keeps track of which search terms are popular through Yahoo Search Technology.

  • Sponsor Results
    • Sponsor Results are sites that pay for placement in the search results. These listings are provided by Overture Services, a Yahoo subsidiary.
    • The Sponsor Results shown to you may be related to the search term you entered.
    • The Sponsor Results may contain tracking URLs provided by Overture to identify clicks from the search results page.

  • Searching for Pictures, Video, and Audio Results
    • When visitors conduct a search for Pictures, Video or Audio on, the results are provided by Overture Services.

  • Web Site Submission
    • Web Sites submitted to the Yahoo search index are made via the Overture Site Match program or through Yahoo's Free Site Submit option.
    • Web Sites submitted via the Partner Site PFI program will continue to receive distribution until their subscriptions expire.

Cookies and Web Beacons

  • uses its own cookies to help personalize your experience, and to keep track of the preferences you set.
  • Yahoo uses Web Beacons on website in order to count users and to recognize users by accessing Yahoo cookies.
  • does not serve ads using third party advertising networks and does not allow third party ad network cookies to be served from this domain.


This page describes current Yahoo practices with respect to this particular service. This information may change as Yahoo revises this service by adding or removing features or using different service providers. To find out how Yahoo treats your personal information, please visit our Privacy Policy.

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