Check Your Google Privacy Settings [alert]

Google Privacy Notice.  I logged in to gmail and received this notification:

Some new features for your

We’ve introduced some optional features for your account, giving you more control over the data Google collects and how it’s used, while allowing Google to show you more relevant ads.

What changes if you turn on these new features?

  1. More information will be available in your , making it easier for you to review and control

    Information from apps and websites you use gets saved in your Google Account.

    When you use Google services like Search and YouTube, you generate data — things like what you’ve searched for and videos you’ve watched. You can find and control that data in under the Web & App Activity setting.

    With this change, this setting may also include browsing data from Chrome and activity from sites and apps that partner with Google, including those that show ads from Google.

  2. Google will use this information to make ads across the web more relevant for you

    In , the Ads Personalization setting currently lets Google use data in your account to tailor ads that appear in Google products.

    With this change, this setting will also let Google use data in your account to improve the relevance of ads on websites and apps that partner with Google.

These settings apply across all of your signed-in devices and across all Google services. You can change them any time in . Learn more about these features, including how they affect shared devices.

What’s still the same?

  • Google does not sell your personal information to anyone
  • You control the types of information we collect and use at ()

Choose I AGREE to turn these features on or MORE OPTIONS for more choices.

which goes to:

Choose what’s right for you

Need more info first?

Learn more about these features

No changes – continue to Gmail

We won’t change anything and your Google experience, including the ads you see, will remain the same

No changes – review key privacy settings more fully

Take the Privacy Checkup to review key settings, including settings for ads

Yes, I’m in – turn on these new features

You can change your mind anytime at