GDPR may make some users more likely to share their data

By Raegan Johnson

Google is to make it easier for users to understand what data it collects on them and why ahead of European Union regulators implementing the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May.

Google has also rewritten its privacy policy in plain English, another legal requirement for GDPR compliance. The company will also email all Google account holders individually to explain the policy, said Malcolm.

According to Google, "As part of our GDPR compliance efforts, we've improved both the controls and the clarity of information in My Account so that people are better informed about how and why their data is collected".

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"The policy now also includes explanatory videos and illustrations, because a visual description can be easier to understand than text alone".

"My Account", the central hub that brings together all the different ways users could review Google security, privacy and ad settings, has been improved. That's because Google just made its Download Your Data tool more comprehensive. This tool-which you can use to export information from Google Photos, Drive, Calendar, and Gmail to either your computer, or to storage services like Dropbox-will now be available for more Google services, and include more contextual data controls and a setting to help schedule regular downloads, the post said.

As per GDPR stipulations around data portability, services like Google Photos will eventually allow users to seamlessly transfer data from that platform onto an alternative one.

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Gordon Hockey, the PSNC's director of operations and support, said: "It appears that the UK's Data Protection Act 2018 is likely to deem all community pharmacies to be public authorities (even though they are not)". As we evolve our products over time, we'll continue to improve our Privacy Program and the protections we offer to users.

You can read the newly-formatted Google privacy policy here, and you can read Google's statement on the refresh at its blog here. Our ambition is to have the highest possible standards of data security and privacy, and to put our users and partners in control.

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