WhatsApp Event Description: Those Who Do Not Share Their Data With Facebook Will Not Be Able To Use WhatsApp

WhatsApp Event Description: Those Who Do Not Share Their Data With Facebook Will Not Be Able To Use WhatsApp


WhatsApp has announced new privacy policies that will take effect on February 8, 2021. Statements on the company's website show that WhatsApp can now easily exchange data with Facebook. Moreover, users who will not allow data sharing will not be able to use WhatsApp.

In this context, the company, which made an update on the website, also explained the terms of the "Privacy Policy" prepared for 2021. According to WhatsApp, the new terms and privacy policies of the instant messaging app will be effective February 8, 2021. Users will have to confirm these terms with an in-app notification that will fall on their phone until that day. Otherwise, access to the app seems unlikely.

WhatsApp, as it is known, was bought by Facebook years ago. This has also been met with backlash from consumers who are against Mark Zuckerberg and his team. After all, what a dirty past Facebook had on user privacy was a fact known to everyone. WhatsApp's new terms and privacy policies will infuriate users who are against Facebook.

WhatsApp will be able to "legally" share user data with Facebook

The issue of whether WhatsApp shares user data with Facebook has been a matter of general debate to date. But that will change in 2021. According to official statements made by the company, the data of WhatsApp users will now be shared with Facebook. Moreover, every consumer who wants to use WhatsApp will have to give this approval. Because the WhatsApp team does not give you a different option.

Other Facebook-owned companies will also be able to access WhatsApp users ' data

Another controversial decision that the WhatsApp team has taken involves other companies founded by Facebook. According to information on WhatsApp's website, data belonging to users will be shared with other companies established by Facebook, as well as Facebook. So, what is in this data? What data of WhatsApp users will be shared with Facebook and Facebook-owned companies of their own accord?

What data can WhatsApp collect from users?

• Account Information

• Messages

• References

• Status Information

• Transaction and payment data

• Customer support and other communications

• Usage and Registration Information

• Device and Connection Information

• Location Information

• Cookies

• Information that others provide about you (provided by a third party.)

• User complaints (provided from the third party.)

• Businesses on WhatsApp (provided from third party.)

• Third-party service providers (provided from a third party.)

• Third party services (provided from the third party.)

How is the collected data used?

• Ancillary Services

• Safety, security and integrity

• Communications About Facebook Companies

• Corporate Interactions

The most important part: How is the collected data shared? What data will go to Facebook?

We work with third-party service providers and other Facebook Companies to help us execute, provide, improve, understand, customize, support, and market our services. Technical infrastructure delivery and provide other systems, services marketing, survey and research users and the safety of others, the safety and maintain the integrity and customer service as we work with this company in order to help support our services. In this context, when we share information with third-party service providers and other Facebook companies, we require those providers to use your information on our behalf, in accordance with our own instructions and conditions.

When you or others use third-party services or other Facebook Company products that integrate with our services, they may receive information about what you or others share with them. For example, if you use a data backup service that is integrated into our services, such as iCloud or Google Drive, these services will have information that you share with them, such as your WhatsApp messages. Facebook Facebook may provide information about you, such as your IP address and that you are a WhatsApp user, if you interact with a linked third-party service or other Facebook Company product through our services, such as when you use the in-app player to play content from a third-party platform. Please note that when you use third-party services or other Facebook Company Products, your use of those services and products will be subject to their terms and privacy policies.

"How Do We Work With Other Facebook Companies?"

Facebook Facebook is part of WhatsApp, receives information from other Facebook Companies and shares information with those companies. Our services and products offered by these companies have Facebook company the execution, delivery, improvement, understanding, customizing, and support for marketing purposes we may use the information we receive from these companies and these companies can use the information we share with them. These purposes include:

• Help improve infrastructure and distribution systems,

• Understanding how our services or their services are used,

• Improve safety, security and integrity across Facebook's products; for example, secure systems and combat spam, threats, abuse, or infringing activity,

• To improve their services and your experience of using them, for example, to make recommendations for you (ex. Friends, group links, or suggestions for interesting content),personalize features and content, help you complete purchases and transactions, and show relevant offers and ads across Facebook Company Products, and

• Providing integrations that allow you to combine your WhatsApp experiences with other Facebook Company Products. Facebook Facebook account to pay for what you buy on WhatsApp, for example, or connect your WhatsApp account to chat with your friends through other Facebook Company products, such as the Portal.

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