This page describes our privacy practices with respect to Yahoo Smart TV (formerly Connected TV).

Yahoo User Account

  • You do not need to be a registered Yahoo user to use Yahoo Smart TV, although some Yahoo TV apps may require sign into Yahoo.

  • Once signed-in to Yahoo, you are not automatically signed-out once the TV app is closed. You can sign-in and sign-out of the Yahoo account associated with individual profiles in the Settings menu.

  • TV apps developed by Yahoo are subject to the Yahoo Privacy Policy and to the individual privacy modules associated with these products. For example, you can visit and click on the privacy link on that page to read the search privacy module from Yahoo.

Non-Yahoo Content and Service Providers

  • Yahoo Smart TV offers TV Apps from other content and service providers, but does not share your personal Yahoo user data with those providers.

  • We may share aggregated response data with our partners according to our Privacy Policy. However, this information is anonymous and non-identifiable.

  • You do not need to sign-in to Yahoo to use non-Yahoo TV apps.

  • For more information on how these providers acquire and use your data, please see their individual privacy policies.

Yahoo Smart TV Platform

  • The Yahoo Smart TV Platform automatically checks for updates.

  • The Yahoo Smart TV Platform supports the Yahoo login, so some TV apps built by Yahoo can access password protected data associated with your Yahoo ID, such as your Flickr photos and Yahoo Finance portfolio.

  • When your Smart TV contacts Yahoo servers, it sends information that can help enhance your experience, which may include: a unique identifier number.

When you use Yahoo Smart TV, you are subject to Yahoo’s Terms of Use. This page describes current Yahoo practices with respect to this particular service. This information can be modified if Yahoo reviews this service by adding or deleting functions, or by using other service providers. To discover how Yahoo manages your personal data, please read the complete Privacy Policy; if you are not located in the US, visit the Smart TV Help Page ( to view the Yahoo privacy policy that is applicable to you in your region.

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