California Notice

New York Times Privacy Company Notice for California Residents

This notice is part of The New York Times Company’s Privacy Policy, but it applies only to California residents. It explains some additional rights and details that were introduced by the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the CCPA).

The words here use the meanings given to them in the CCPA, which are often very broad. For example, the definition of “personal information” under the CCPA includes your name as well as more general information like how you navigate parts of our website.

Categories of Information We Collect

This notice lists the categories of personal information we have collected through any of the Times Services in the past 12 months. Because some Times Services work differently than others, your use of the Times Services may differ from other users. This notice is likely to be overinclusive for any one person. For more information on how we obtain this information, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

  1. Identifiers — including name, address, email address, account name, IP address, cookie ID, mobile advertising ID and an ID number assigned to your account.

  2. Other personal information — including phone number, billing address, credit or debit card information, employment or education information.
    This category includes personal information protected under pre-existing California law (Cal. Civ. Code 1798.80(e)) and overlaps with other categories.

  3. Demographic information — including your age or gender.
    This type of personal information includes what is also considered a protected classification characteristic under pre-existing California or federal laws.

  4. Commercial information on your interactions with the Times Services — including purchases and other commercial engagements with The New York Times Company.

  5. Internet or other electronic network activity information — including browsing activity on our sites and apps, browser type and browser language. This also encompasses other information that gets collected automatically when you use our sites and apps or interact with us through social media.

  6. Geolocation data, inferred from your IP address, to help us deliver relevant content and enhance your experience.

  7. Professional or employment-related data — as part of our group subscriptions and when provided by you.

  8. Inferences drawn from any of the above personal information — about your preferences, predispositions and behavior as they relate to our sites and apps.

The Purposes for Our Collection

This notice offers broad information about the business and commercial purposes for which we collect the information in the categories listed above. Details about how we use the information we collect can be found in our Privacy Policy.

We collect the above information for the business purpose of giving you access to our sites and apps. This information is a key part of how we carry out subscription services, account access, customer service, orders and transactions, customer research and feedback programs, analytics, advertising and marketing services.

For commercial purposes, we collect information from the following categories: identifiers, demographic information, commercial information, internet activity, geolocation data (based on your IP address but not your precise GPS location), professional data and inferences.

Notice of Your Right to Opt-Out of Sale of Personal Information

This notice offers broad information about the business and commercial purposes for which we collect the information in the categories listed above. Details about how we use the information we collect can be found in our Privacy Policy.

We collect the above information for the business purpose of giving you access to our sites and apps. This information is a key part of how we carry out subscription services, account access, customer service, orders and transactions, customer research and feedback programs, analytics, advertising and marketing services.

For commercial purposes, we collect information from the following categories: identifiers, demographic information, commercial information, internet activity, geolocation data (based on your IP address but not your precise GPS location), professional data and inferences.

Right to Request Accessible Alternative Format

This notice has been designed to be accessible to people with disabilities. If you experience difficulties accessing this notice, please contact us at privacy@nytimes.com.

Right to Nondiscrimination

You have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment by us for the exercise of any of your rights.