Germany and United Kingdom berate Google privacy policy




The privacy watchdogs of Germany and the United Kingdom have taken action against Google for its new privacy policy. The United Kingdom is the stelligst and wants the privacy conditions amended.

Google If Google’s privacy policies do not change within three months, the company can get fined, so has the Information Commissioner’s Office according to The Register informed. According to the British, the privacy requirements are clearer. Now it would not be clear enough what is happening with their data for users. This raises “serious questions” about whether the conditions be in line with UK privacy laws. Earlier demanded all the French privacy watchdog same and Spain threatened with a fine.

The privacy watchdog Germany is something less definite and demands explanation from Google about new privacy policies. The search giant has until mid-August had time to defend himself, writes Computerworld. According to Germany, the new privacy terms too vague and they offer Google too much space to do what the company wants. With the user data

The Dutch Data Protection Authority is currently investigating the new privacy policies, but a spokesman for the College can not indicate when the results are expected. The controversial privacy policies were introduced in March last year and make it possible for Google to combine information it collects from users of different services, so that a more complete picture of users created. That is exactly what civil rights organizations denounce the new privacy policy.


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