Last Updated: October 7th, 2013

Welcome to the Weather Whiskers™ Application (“Weather Whiskers” or “Application”) which is owned and operated by Ask Applications, Inc. (“Ask Applications”). Ask Applications respects the privacy of users of our Application, and has developed this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our commitment to protecting your privacy. These privacy policies (the "Privacy Policy") are intended to describe for you, as an individual who is a user of the Application, the information we collect, how that information may be used, with whom it may be shared, and your choices about such uses and disclosures.

PLEASE NOTE:The use of the Weather Whiskers Application is governed by a separate terms of service available here.

We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully. By using our Application, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please refer to the end of this Privacy Policy for information on how to contact us.


We collect two types of information: 1) Personal Information, and 2) Anonymous Information. Personal Information means information that may directly or indirectly identify you, such as your name, address, email address, and telephone number. Anonymous Information means information that does not directly or indirectly identify you, such as the number of page views, link clicks, and login times. We may use both Personal and Anonymous Information to create Aggregate Information. Aggregate Information is the grouping of Personal and Anonymous Information into groups and/or categories, which does not identify you directly or indirectly. By way of your use of the Application, we may collect the following Personal Information: your name; email address; information you provided in public forums and/or social networks; information you provided us while using the Application and its services, including the use of the Application on third-party sites or platforms such as social networking sites; and the usage, viewing and technical data, including your device identifier or IP address when you use the Application.


We use various technologies to collect information from your device and about your activities on the Application:

  1. Automatically Captured Information. We automatically collect information from your computer and/or device when you visit the Application. This information may include your IP address, your browser type and language, access times, the content of any undeleted cookies that your browser previously accepted from us (see "Cookies" below), and the referring website address.
  2. Cookies. When you visit the Application, we may assign your computer one or more cookies, to facilitate access to our Application and to personalize your online experience. A cookie is a small piece of data that is stored in a user’s computer for record keeping purposes. Through the use of a cookie, we may automatically collect information about your online activity in our Application, such as the pages you visit, the links you click, and the actions you take within the Application. Most systems automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, please note that you may not be able to sign in or use some of the interactive features offered on or via the Application.
  3. Other Technologies. We may use standard Internet technology, such as web beacons and other similar technologies, to track your use of the Application. Web beacons are small pieces of data that are embed in images on the pages of sites. The information we obtain in this manner enables us to customize the services we offer our Application visitors.
  4. Information collected by third-parties. We may allow third-parties, including our authorized service providers, parent and subsidiary companies, affiliates, advertising companies, and ad networks, to display advertisements or place ad tags or beacons on or via our Application. These companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about users who view or interact with their advertisements. This information allows them to deliver targeted advertisements and gauge their effectiveness. Unless expressly stated otherwise, we do not provide any Personal Information to these third parties. Please note, some of these third-party advertising companies may be advertising networks that are members of the Network Advertising Initiative, which offers a single location to opt out of ad targeting from member companies. For more information please visit:


We may use information that we collect about you to:


We do not share your Personal Information with others except as indicated below:

  1. Authorized service providers: We may share your Personal Information with our authorized service providers that perform certain services on our behalf. These services may include providing customer service and marketing assistance, performing business and sales analysis, supporting our Application functionality, and supporting contests, sweepstakes, surveys and other features offered through our Application. These service providers may have access to Personal Information, which is needed to perform their functions, but are not permitted to share or use such information for any other purposes.
  2. Business partners: When you engage in promotions offered through the Application, we may share Personal Information with the businesses with which we partner to offer you those products, services, promotions, contests and/or sweepstakes. When you elect to engage in a particular merchant′s offer or program, you authorize us to provide your email address and other information to that merchant.
  3. Other IAC businesses. We are part of the IAC family of businesses ( We may share information we collect, including Personal Information, with our IAC companies. Sharing information with our IAC family companies enables us to provide you with information about a variety of products and services that might interest you.
  4. Other Situations. We may disclose your Personal Information (i) in response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency, (ii) in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; (iii) to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our company, our users, our employees, or others; (iv) to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement; (v) to enforce our Application terms and conditions or other agreements or policies; and (vi) in connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of our business or the Application, a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy. In addition, we may share Aggregated Information we collect, under any of the above circumstances, with third parties, including advisors, advertisers and investors, for the purpose of conducting general business analysis.


There may be places in the Application where you may click on a link to access other websites that do not operate under this Privacy Policy. For example, if you click on an advertisement, you may be taken to a website that we do not control. These third-party websites may independently solicit and collect information, including Personal Information, from you and, in some instances, provide us with information about your activities on those websites. We recommend that you consult the privacy policy of all third-party websites you visit.


You may tell us not to share your Personal Information with third parties or the IAC companies for direct marketing purposes by clicking on the following link and entering the email address associated with your account: Please note, if you do not allow us to collect Personal Information from you it may result in you being unable to use certain features of the Application; purchase products or services; participate in a contest, promotion, survey, or sweepstakes; ask a question; or initiate other transactions on our Application.


The security and confidentiality of you information is very important to us, thus we take the appropriate security measures (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to help safeguard your Personal Information from unauthorized access and disclosure. Please know that, despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable.


Our Application is intended for general audiences over the age of 13 years old. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13 years old. If you are not over 13 years old, DO NOT DOWNLOAD OR USE THIS APPLICATION.


The Application is intended for United State use, thus this Privacy Policy covers collection of information on or via the Application in accordance with United States laws. If you are using the Application outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States where our servers are located and our central database is operated. By using our services, you hereby agreed to the terms of this Privacy Policy.


This Privacy Policy does not create rights enforceable by third parties or require disclosure of any Personal Information relating to users of the Application


We will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our practices and services. When we post changes to this Privacy Policy, we will revise the "Last Updated" date at the top of this Privacy Policy. If we make any material changes in the way we collect, use, and/or share your Personal Information, we will notify you by prominently posting notice of the changes on the Application. We recommend that you check this page from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Privacy Policy or any of our other policies.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our information-handling practices, please contact us by email or postal mail as follows:

Ask Applications, Inc.
555 West 18th Street
New York, NY 10011
ATTN: Privacy Officer/Legal Dept.


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