At KOBI-TV / KOTI-TV we are dedicated to providing the best possible experience for our users. To that end, we are committed to protecting the personal data of those who interact with us. The KOBI-TV / KOTI-TV website and app adhere to the following policies for ensuring the privacy of your personal data, also known as personally identifiable information (such as full name, address, email address, telephone number, and/or other identifiable information).
Gathering and Use of Information
We collect personal data in the ways described below:
Personal data you provide directly to us: Includes information you submit to participate in various online activities, including contest entries, subscribing to email and promotional newsletters, submission of content, posting comments and suggestions, and participation in online surveys. You also provide personal data to KOBI-TV when you apply for a job, which may include providing us with your resume or answering job-related questions with personal information.
When you disclose personal data on the KOBI-TV / KOTI-TV website or app, with your permission, we may use your email address internally to inform you of news, contests, and promotions. If you enroll, but later decide you do not wish to receive these communications, you may choose to “opt out” at any time. Under certain circumstances, opting out may prevent your participation in activities for which personal data is required (such as contests).
Personal data we collect automatically: Our website and app services may include information about your device(s), about what browser you are using, your IP address, and other online identifiers. We use this information to analyze how visitors use our website and app, which helps us improve our visitors’ experiences.
We partner with Microsoft Clarity and Microsoft Advertising to capture how you use and interact with our website through behavioral metrics, heatmaps, and session replay to improve and market our products/services. Website usage data is captured using first and third-party cookies and other tracking technologies to determine the popularity of products/services and online activity. Additionally, we use this information for site optimization, fraud/security purposes, and advertising. For more information about how Microsoft collects and uses your data, visit the Microsoft Privacy Statement.
Personal data we collect specific to the “KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 News & Weather” app: In order to provide weather and push alert information at your current location, our app can access location information while running in the background. When downloading and installing the app, you may have consented to allow this access. In the app settings, location access can be disabled or restricted to be allowed only when you are using in the app. Within the app, we track usage to improve your app experience, to determine the total number of monthly active users, and to understand video viewing habits. You can view the data collected by the app by going to “Privacy” and then selecting “Access My Personal Information.” You can also go to “Privacy” and select “Delete My Personal Information” which will disable all push notifications and remove locations from the app.
Personal data we obtain from other sources: From third parties such as advertising partners, marketing agencies, market research companies, suppliers, contractors, consultants, social media, public websites, (such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) and public agencies.
We collect personal data in order to allow you to access our website and app; to receive and respond to comments and questions; to improve, maintain, and provide technical support for our website and app; to aid in the security of our website, app and TV station facilities; to enable you to participate in contests and surveys; to allow us to customize our website and app according to your individual interests; to enable advertising on our website and app; and to allow us to enter into and comply with contractual arrangements.
We also may use personal data in order to prevent improper use of our site and app, or as otherwise necessary to defend against or assist in the investigation of improper or illegal activity on the website or app.
Our website and app do not provide content directed toward children. We do not knowingly collect any personal data from or about children. If you are the parent or a guardian of a child and believe we have somehow collected the personal data of your child without your consent, please contact us at: [email protected]
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Medford, OR 97501
Revision date: May 12, 2023