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Google updates privacy policy ahead of GDPR

Google updates privacy policy ahead of GDPR

San Francisco : As the European Union (EU) prepares to introduce the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on May 25 to harmonise data privacy laws, Google has updated the company’s Privacy Policy to comply with it across all of the services the tech giant provides in the region.

The company laid out a new Privacy Policy in a blog post on Friday detailing exactly how and why Google collects the data. “My Account”, the central hub that brings together all the different ways users could review Google security, privacy and ad settings, has been improved.

The users could get a clear overview of all the Google products that they use -- and the data associated with them -- via “Google Dashboard”. Under the new rules, companies must get consent from  parents to process their children’s data.

For this Google is rolling out “Family Link” through which parents could create a Google Account for their child and are required to provide consent for certain processing of their child’s data.

“Family Link” also allows parents to set certain digital ground rules on their child’s Android device like approving or blocking apps, keeping an eye on screen time, or remotely locking their child’s device.

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