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Google updates Privacy Policy ahead of GDPR

Google updates Privacy Policy ahead of GDPR

And we've made it easier to jump to your privacy settings directly from the policy, helping you make choices about your privacy.

All but a slim minority of sporting bodies will be affected by the General Data Protection Regulation1 (GDPR) on some level. There are three Google Home devices to choose from with the Google Home, Google Home Mini, and ...

In a blog post from William Malcolm, Google's director of privacy and legal for EMEA the internet giant marked a departure from its typically technical language to explain in the simplest of terms what the changes would mean for those who use its services, alongside video examples.

"The policy now also includes explanatory videos and illustrations, because a visual description can be easier to understand than text alone".




Something that did change is how much control you now have over your data.

Other measures include reducing the turnaround for breach notification to 72 hours, introducing the "right to be forgotten" and introducing "data portability" - the right for individuals to access information that has been released about them.

As part of our GDPR compliances efforts, we've improved both the controls and the clarity of information in My Account so that people are better informed about how and why their data is collected. You'll continue to have granular control over the data you share with us when you use our services, but with clearer explanations. Representatives can now view a full ledger of every customer data integration and the source of that data; easily remove a data subject's information per their request; and export an entire audience, which can then be transferred to external systems within a client's marketing stack. Similarly, a tool will be added for scheduling downloads and the Data Transfer Project in GitHub makes it easier for app developers to allow users to transfer their account info to another service.

Over the past couple weeks, you've likely gotten emails from a number of website and apps you use regarding updates to their privacy policies.

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