24 Jan '12, 11pm

Google revising its privacy policies & terms of service, as well as how it collects data from users

Google revising its privacy policies & terms of service, as well as how it collects data from users

Google announced on Tuesday it is revising its privacy policies and terms of service and changing the way it collects data from users of its various services. -- PHOTO: AP SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Google announced on Tuesday it is revising its privacy policies and terms of service and changing the way it collects data from users of its various services. Google said it was combining more than 60 privacy policies into one that would take effect from March 1. It said personal data from Google account holders would be shared across services, providing a better user experience. The main change involves users who have Google accounts. 'If you're signed in, we may combine information you've provided from one service with information from other services,' Ms Alma Whitten, Google's director of privacy, product and engineering, said in a blog post. 'In short, we'll treat you as a singl...

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