Anonymous usage information storage
The HP cartridges used with this printer contain a memory chip that assists in the operation of the
printer. In addition, this memory chip stores a limited set of anonymous information about the usage
of the printer, which might include the following: the number of pages printed using the cartridge, the
page coverage, frequency of printing, and the printing modes used.
This information helps HP design future printers to meet our customers' printing needs. The data
collected from the cartridge memory chip does not contain information that can be used to identify a
customer or user of the cartridge or their printer.
HP collects a sampling of the memory chips from cartridges returned to HP's free return and recycling
program (HP Planet Partners: www.hp.com/recycle). The memory chips from this sampling are read
and studied in order to improve future HP printers. HP partners who assist in recycling this cartridge
might have access to this data, as well.
Any third party possessing the cartridge might have access to the anonymous information on the
memory chip. If you prefer to not allow access to this information, you can render the chip inoperable.
However, after you render the memory chip inoperable, the cartridge cannot be used in an HP printer.
If you are concerned about providing this anonymous information, you can make this information
inaccessible by turning off the memory chip's ability to collect the printer's usage information.
To disable the usage information function
From the printer control panel, touch and slide your finger across the screen and then touch
Select Tools, and then touch Cartridge Chip Information.
Touch OK to disable usage information collection.
NOTE: To turn the usage information function on, restore the factory defaults. For more information
about how to restore the defaults, see Restore defaults on page 39.
NOTE: You can continue to use the cartridge in the HP printer if you turn off the memory chip's
ability to collect the printer's usage information.
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