In a bid to get in front of those privacy concerns, Google has launched a new privacy-centric hub, with easily accessible information about its data-retention and security practices. If the viewer has a Google account, a link on the site will direct to a new page (My Account) that allows him or her to edit personal info and security settings for all of Google’s products.
Throughout privacy.google.com, Google keeps pushing how much control users have over their data. The company also delves a bit into how it monetizes search—for example, with a big section that describes all the ways in which Google feeds data to advertisers. (“No. We do not sell your personal information,” the site proclaims at one point, in big black lettering.)
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While the new informational pages may assuage some users about Google’s privacy policies, it’s worth taking the time to visit the new My Account and update your security settings.