Telegram Messenger: Whatsapp-esque messaging app but open, cloudbased, encrypted
Last Updated Apr 26 2018
What are the threats to your privacy when using Telegram Messenger
|Copy of messages||When you delete a message, you delete it from your message history. This means that a copy still stays on the server as part of your partner‘s message history. As soon as your partner deletes it too, it’s gone forever.||Read More|
Data shared with Telegram Messenger
|Messages (encrypted)||App Information||YES|
|Photos (encrypted)||App Information||YES|
|Videos (encrypted)||App Information||YES|
|Documents (encrypted)||App Information||YES|
|Email address||App Information||NO|
|Contacts book||Personal Information||NO|
How to protect your privacy on Telegram Messenger
Clear all payment information associated with your accountTelegram may store shipping information and a token linked to your payment information
How to clear all payment information associated with your account
You can clear all payment information associated with your account at any time by going to Telegram Settings > Privacy & Security and selecting ‘Clear Payment & Shipping Info’.
How to delete your Telegram Messenger account
If you would like to delete your account, you can do this on the deactivation page. Deleting your account permanently removes all your messages, groups and contacts. This action must be confirmed via your Telegram account and cannot be undone.
How to contact Telegram Messenger about your privacy
If you have any other questions, you can contact Telegram Support (in Telegram go to Settings — Ask a question).