Google makes privacy policy easier to understand, adds new data controls

GDPR Compliance Countdown The Final Checklist

This is so it complies with GDPR rules which require companies to get consent from parents to process their children's data in certain circumstances. Family Link also allows parents to set certain digital ground rules on their child's Android device-like approving or blocking apps, keeping an eye on screen time, or remotely locking their child's device.

Google has also been working with its global advertisers, publishers, developers, and cloud customers to prep for GDPR, the post said.

Google announced a number of updates across its platforms that will help it comply with the upcoming EU GDPR regulations. "And we've made it easier to jump to your privacy settings directly from the policy, helping you make choices about your privacy", the executive wrote.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives European Union citizens the right to access their personal data and to know how their data is used, as well as the right to withdraw their personal data at any time.

PSNC referenced a blog from information commissioner Elizabeth Denham in which she said: "If you can demonstrate that you have the appropriate systems and thinking in place, you will find the ICO to be a proactive and pragmatic regulator aware of business needs and the real world".


For our advertising partners, we've clarified how our advertising policies will change when the GDPR takes effect.

First introduced in 2011, Download Your Data enables you to archive your information from across the Google Suite from apps like Google Photos, Google Drive, Google Calendar, Gmail, etc.

To meet the requirement, pharmacies "can either appoint a member of staff or an external person, perhaps shared with other community pharmacies locally", who should have "knowledge of the particular community pharmacy and "expert" knowledge of data protection and the... associated legislation" (see more here).

This is a snapshot of things we've done to date to be ready for May 25, 2018. As we evolve our products over time, we'll continue to improve our Privacy Program and the protections we offer to users.

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