Revision History - Video Services and Social Networking Policy
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Your video content viewing activities may be collected through your use of the Services. By viewing our video content, you are consenting to share your video activities with others, including what videos you have watched on the Services. Sharing this information will allow you to take advantage of social networking and other features on the Services.

 Social Networking Services

 CBS Interactive has partnered with certain third party social networking companies to offer you their services through certain CBS Interactive Services. For example, you can use third party social networking services, such as Facebook, Google or Twitter, to share information about your experience on CBS Interactive Services with your friends and followers on those services. These social networking services may be able to collect information about you, including about your activities on CBS Interactive Services, and they also may notify your friends, both on CBS Interactive Services and on their services, that you are a CBS Interactive user or about your use of the CBS Interactive Services, in accordance with applicable law and their own privacy policies.

 By using your CBS Interactive Services account with a third party social networking service, you consent to share information about you, including video content that you have watched on CBS Interactive Services, with your friends and followers on those services. You can limit how third party social networking services share your information by visiting your social networking services' websites and updating your privacy settings.

 In addition, CBS Interactive Services may request your permission to a) access and collect information available from your social networking account; and b) post information to your friends on your behalf. When you connect your social networking service with your CBS Interactive Services account, you authorize CBS Interactive Services to access certain information about you from your social networking service to provide content and services, including to help us tailor our communications to you and to develop rich online content and services across the CBS Interactive Services. The information CBS Interactive may access from your social networking services is governed by the privacy policies and settings of those third party services.

 Video Measurement Services

 Some of the CBS Interactive Services may use cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies that allow market research companies, such as Nielsen TV Ratings or Comscore, to collect information about you, including video content that you have watched on CBS Interactive Services. By watching video content on CBS Interactive Services, you consent to allow us to share information about you with these video measurement services. For more information about Nielsen TV Ratings, please click here. If you do not wish to participate in Nielsen's digital measurement research on mobile platforms, please click here to opt-out. If you choose to opt out, CBS will not share with Nielsen video content viewing information about you. For more information about Comscore, please click here. Please note that we do not share contact information with video measurement services.

 In addition, third party market research services, such as Nielsen, may access information about you through your social networking services. You can limit the information that such companies may access by visiting your social networking service and updating your privacy settings. Please click here to read about Facebook’s participation in Nielsen’s measurement services, and here to learn how to opt out of Nielsen measurement services on web browsers.
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