What information does Google collect?
Google collects a wide range of information about you, including:
- Personal information you provide directly, such as your name, email address, and phone number
- Information about your device and online activity, such as your IP address, browsing history, and search queries
- Location data, if you have enabled this feature
- Information from other sources, such as social media
How does Google use your information?
Google uses your information to:
- Provide and improve Google products and services
- Personalize your experience, such as by tailoring search results and ads
- Protect you from fraud and abuse
- Comply with legal obligations
Who does Google share your information with?
Google shares your information with:
- Affiliated companies
- Service providers who help Google operate its business
- Third-party advertisers, with your consent
- Law enforcement agencies or other government officials, if required by law
How can you control your privacy?
You can control your privacy settings in your Google Account. You can also opt out of certain data collection practices, such as personalized advertising.
What are Google’s privacy principles?
Google’s privacy principles are:
- We build privacy that works for everyone.
- We put you in control.
- We keep your information safe.
- We are accountable to you.