Weather

American basic cable and satellite television channel that broadcasts weather forecasts and more

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Weather.com is committed to protecting your information that you share with them. They collect some personal information to help improve their services. You can choose to not share any information with them, but some of their services might not be available without this.

Personal data collected

Weather.com collects various personal information depending on what services of theirs you use. For example, if you fill out a survey, you would be asked to share your email address with them. If you enter a contest, promotion or sweepstakes, they would ask you for your phone number and postal address. If you leave feedback or a comment, allow them to access your calendar, or send a photo in to them, they may share this information with others using their services. If you click on an advertisement on their website that you see, they log the ad that you saw, when you clicked on it, and more. If you set a home location with them, they will use that information to show you the weather in that area. Weather.com also automatically collects some information such as your device information, operating system, browser information, how you use their services and your activities on them, IP address, advertising identifiers, mobile information, computer information, the URL you came from to get onto Weather.com, GPS, mobile network information, Internet Service Provider information, latitude and longitude, your social media information if you choose to share it, and information on anything you submit to them.

Personal data usage

Weather.com uses data to:

  • Analyze their services and how you use them.
  • Deliver relevant ads.
  • See how the ads are working.
  • Help fix any problems they find.
  • See repeat visitors.
  • Show the weather from your current location.
  • Manage their services.
  • Use your current location to send you severe weather reports for your area.
  • Request permission to show you the weather for your location.
  • Allow submissions.
  • Send you alerts to your phone or desktop.

Cookies and similar tech

Weather.com uses cookies, web beacons, web storage, advertising identifiers, and other similar technologies to track your information. This way they can recognize your device and provide you with weather information in your area. They also can allow third-parties to collect your information as well.

Weather account

Weather.com does not collect information from anyone under 13 years old.

Data shared with Weather

NAME
CATEGORY
MANDATORY
User ID
App Information
YES
Username
App Information
YES
Types of content you view
App Information
YES
Types of content you engage with
App Information
YES
People you are connected to
App Information
IP address
Device
YES
Language and time zone
Device
YES
Browser type
Device
YES
Name of your mobile operator or ISP
Device
YES
Device locations
Device
YES
Device identifiers
Device
YES
Device settings
Device
YES
Hardware version
Device
YES
Signal strength
Device
Operating system
Device
YES
Battery strength
Device
Billing details
Payment
OPTIONAL
Shipping and contact details
Payment
OPTIONAL
Credit or debit card number
Payment
OPTIONAL
Gender
Personal Information
OPTIONAL
Name
Personal Information
OPTIONAL
Information provided by third-party entity
Third-party
YES
Message sent to you
Third-party
Login time
Time
Sign-up time
Time
Duration of your activities
Time
YES
Frequency of your activities
Time
YES

How to protect your privacy

You can opt out of cookies put on your computer by their ad partners. You can also:

  • Opt out of certain ads on your Android phone.
  • Opt out of certain ads on your iPhone.
  • Delete your account.
  • Not use their app.
  • Not visit their website.

How to contact Weather about your privacy

You can contact them via email or postal mail:

The Weather Company, an IBM business
Attn: Privacy Office
1001 Summit Boulevard, Floor 20
Brookhaven, GA, USA 30319