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We take your privacy seriously. If you’d like more details on how we collect, use, and transfer your information, please review our Privacy Policy or your Privacy Preferences.

Plex is able to provide free-to-watch movies, shows, and live TV by displaying a modest number of ads before and during playback. While it is not possible to opt out of these ads, with your consent we can provide you the best and most relevant advertising experience by sharing certain information with our partners. 

Your consent is required for these purposes and applies to all the vendors listed below: 

  • Store and/or access information on a device
  • Personalised ads and content, ad and content measurement, audience insights and product development

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Special Purposes

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Special Purpose
1
Ensure security, prevent fraud, and debug
To ensure security, prevent fraud and debug vendors can:
  • Ensure data are securely transmitted.
  • Detect and prevent malicious, fraudulent, invalid, or illegal activity.
  • Ensure correct and efficient operation of systems and processes, including to monitor and enhance the performance of systems and processes engaged in permitted purposes.
Vendors cannot:
  • Conduct any other data processing operation allowed under a different purpose under this purpose.

Note: Data collected and used to ensure security, prevent fraud, and debug may include automatically-sent device characteristics for identification, precise geolocation data, and data obtained by actively scanning device characteristics for identification without separate disclosure and/or opt-in.

2
Technically deliver ads or content
To deliver information and respond to technical requests vendors can:
  • Use a user’s IP address to deliver an ad over the internet.
  • Respond to a user’s interaction with an ad by sending the user to a landing page.
  • Use a user’s IP address to deliver content over the internet.
  • Respond to a user’s interaction with content by sending the user to a landing page.
  • Use information about the device type and capabilities for delivering ads or content, for example, to deliver the right size ad creative or video file in a format supported by the device.
Vendors cannot:
  • Conduct any other data processing operation allowed under a different purpose under this purpose.

Features

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Feature
1
Match and combine offline data sources
Vendors can:
  • Combine data obtained offline with data collected online in support of one or more Purposes or Special Purposes.
2
Link different devices
Vendors can:
  • Deterministically determine that two or more devices belong to the same user or household.
  • Probabilistically determine that two or more devices belong to the same user or household.
  • Actively scan device characteristics for identification for probabilistic identification if users have allowed vendors to actively scan device characteristics for identification (Special Feature 2)
3
Receive and use automatically-sent device characteristics for identification
Vendors can:
  • Create an identifier using data collected automatically from a device for specific characteristics, e.g. IP address, user-agent string.
  • Use such an identifier to attempt to re-identify a device.
Vendors cannot:
  • Create an identifier using data collected via actively scanning a device for specific characteristics, e.g. installed font or screen resolution without users’ separate opt-in to actively scanning device characteristics for identification.
  • Use such an identifier to re-identify a device.

Special Features

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