Europe To Google: Your Simple Privacy Policy Not Easy Enough

Oct 16, 2012 - 8:24 am 0 by
Filed Under Google News

Google Privacy PolicyThe news about Google being asked by European regulators to change their policy hit yesterday. In short, despite Google feeling they rolled out a more simplified privacy policy back in January, regulators in Europe find is less helpful to users.

The regulators and The CNIL "have determined that Google's changes breached EU law because they did not give users any chance to opt out of the changes."

They want Google to go back to the piece meal format because it gives users more control.

Although, they also say the way Google has it is not illegal.

I doubt Google will change it but the EU spoke their mind.

Greg Sterling has more on this news adding that although Microsoft has the same type of privacy policy, no one is on their back to change theirs.

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

 

Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community

Follow

Search Video Recaps

 
Google Core Update Coming, Ranking Volatility, Bye Search Notes, AI Overviews, Ads & More - YouTube
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: July 23, 2024

Jul 23, 2024 - 10:00 am
Google

Google Search AI Overviews Video Descriptions

Jul 23, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Ads

Google Won't Deprecate Third-Party Cookies In Chrome

Jul 23, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google

Google Tests Larger Sitename & Favicons

Jul 23, 2024 - 7:31 am
Google Ads

New Google Ads Sitelinks Interface

Jul 23, 2024 - 7:21 am
Google Ads

Google Ads Editor Version 2.7 Is Now Out

Jul 23, 2024 - 7:11 am
Previous Story: Tanaka Hisashige, Japan's Thomas Edison Gets A Google Logo