Check Your Google Privacy Settings [alert]

Google Privacy Notice.  I logged in to gmail and received this notification: user-name@gmail.com Some new features for your Google Account 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 […]

What data does Microsoft collect about you? [alert] and [howto] preferences

Windows 10 wants to improve your technology experience.  Microsoft has now put their official statement of what data they collect and at least gives you an option to state your preferences. https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/04/05/windows-10-privacy-journey-continues-more-transparency-and-controls-for-you/#VmlbcApzG4cyPxyT.97 You can also log in to your Microsoft account and examine your privacy dashboard:  https://account.microsoft.com/account/privacy Perhaps more online service companies will be more […]