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#1 Chachazz

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Posted 23 October 2016 - 09:15 PM


Google intensifies tracking: check your private settings

 

By Martin Brinkmann on October 23, 2016

 

 

Google made a significant change to the company's privacy policy recently which changes in a significant way how the company is tracking users on the Internet.

 

Previously, the company kept its DoubleClick advertising engine apart from its core user services such as Gmail, Search or YouTube. While users could give Google consent to use the information for advertising, it required users to become active and opt-in for that.

Those who did give Google consent, did not have their "personal" information and activity used for advertising purposes and tracking.

 

The change that is reflected in the company's privacy policy changes that in a significant way, especially for new users.

 

 

 

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