EU privacy watchdogs give Google guidelines to change privacy practices

European data privacy regulators on Thursday handed Google a package of guidelines to help it bring the way it collects and stores user data in line with EU law after six regulators opened investigations into the internet giant.The group of European data protection authorities, known as the Article 29 Working Party, sent Google a list of measures it could implement, such as spelling out clearly for what purposes it collects user data and what third party entities would also be able to collect people’s information. see:Google urged to change privacy rules by data regulators
European data privacy regulators have put renewed pressure on Google to alter its privacy policy.It follows changes to the policy two years ago which regulators felt breached European rules.Among other things, it says Google must tell users exactly what data is collected and with whom it is shared.Google said it was working with regulators to “explain its privacy policy changes”.

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