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Summary of Google’s Privacy Policy

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What Information Does Google Collect

Device information collected for your Google AccountGoogle may associate your device identifiers or phone number with your Google Account.
Google gets your location when using their servicesWhen you use Google services, they “may collect and process information about your actual location”. They use “various technologies to determine location, including IP address, GPS, and other sensors that may, for example, provide Google with information on nearby devices, Wi-Fi access points and cell towers”.
Your content is automatically analysedTheir automated systems “analyze your content (including emails) to provide you personally relevant product features, such as customized search results, tailored advertising, and spam and malware detection”.

Data Shared with Google

Referral urlApp InformationYES
Search queriesApp InformationYES
CrashesApp InformationYES
Browser languageDeviceYES
Hardware modelDeviceYES
Operating system versionDeviceYES
Device identifiersDeviceYES
Mobile network informationDeviceYES
Device phone numberDeviceYES
Calling-party numberDeviceYES
Forwarding numbersDeviceYES
Browser typeDeviceYES
Hardware settingsDeviceYES
Sms routing informationDeviceYES
Types of callsDeviceYES
Ip addressDeviceYES
System activityDeviceYES
NamePersonal InformationYES
Email addressPersonal InformationYES
Duration of callsTimeYES
Time and date of callsTimeYES
Date and time of your request urlsTimeYES
Profile picturePersonal InformationNO
Credit cardPayment
Telephone numberPersonal Information

How to protect your privacy on Google

Review and update your Google activity controls

Review and update your Google activity controls to decide what types of data, such as videos you’ve watched on YouTube or past searches, you would like saved with your account when you use Google services.

Turn off ads personalization across the web and on Google Search

Disable the tracking to serve you more personalized ads across the web and on Google Search

Adjust how the Profile associated with your Google Account appears to others.

See and edit your Google+ profile, which is public to everyone

Control who can find your Google Account.

Change your profile’s search results setting

Stop saving activity

You can control different types of activity that are saved in My Activity.

Delete your searches and browsing activity

You can delete past searches, browsing history, and other activity from your Google Account.

Turn location services off

Turn location services off from your phone

How to contact Google about your privacy

If you have any questions regarding Google’s Privacy Policy, you can contact them here.

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