The policy outlines the ways Google uses and collects data in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Australia and New Zealand.
The new policy was put in place to address privacy concerns about the US-based company’s US-registered Google Plus account.
Google said the new policy would also help users understand the way it uses data, including the kinds of personal information that it collects about users.
“This includes, for example, in the context of marketing or to provide targeted advertising, in order to understand user behaviour and behavior trends, or in order for us to serve targeted advertising in a variety of other ways.”
It’s a change that Google is hoping will help it better understand what kinds of data it collects from its users, and to better manage it.
“As you may know, Google Plus users are asked to disclose the information that they are sharing with Google on a daily basis.”
Ms Mancusa said Google also asked users for permission to disclose information about how they use their Google Plus accounts.
“There are a number things that we ask for from users on Google Plus,” she said.
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