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Google meets Italy's data use ultimatum, changes practices

Monday 1 August 2016 | 09:21 CET | News
Italy's data protection authority, Garante Privacy, has announced that Google has met its ultimatum to change its practices regarding the way it gathers and treats Italian users' personal data. Google has now agreed to explicitly clarify how the data gathered is used, including for profiling purposes, with users able to partially grant or completely refuse consent for the use of their personal data. Additional improvements have also been agreed in the storage of data, including the guarantee to delete data from active systems within two months and from backup systems within six months.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Google
Countries: Italy
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