Twitter changes its privacy policy on June 18th 2017 – Stay safe on line update yours!

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Twitter is changing its privacy policy to give advertisers more information about you. Learn what settings you need to change to keep your data private. If you have a Twitter account, change these privacy settings now

Twitter are updating there Privacy Policy to reflect improvements made to Twitter. With so much in media recently  you really need to read the updated policy in full especially if you’re using Twitter on or after June 18, 2017. Here are some of the important updates:

Transparency and control: Twitter have launched new Personalization and Data settings and expanded Your Twitter Data to give you more transparent access to your information and more granular controls over how your data is used by Twitter. These enhanced settings will replace Twitter’s reliance on the Do Not Track browser setting, which we will no longer support.
Web data: Twitter have also updated how they store and use data from other websites that integrate Twitter content like embedded timelines, to improve their services and personalize the content they show you including ads. Twitter will not store web page visit data for users who are in the European Union and EFTA States.
Data sharing: They have updated how they share non-personal, aggregated, and device-level data, including under select partnership agreements that allow the data to be linked to your name, email, or other personal information if you give the partner your consent. You can control whether your data is shared under these partnership agreements in your Personalization and Data settings.
Personalization across your devices:  Its explained how they use data to personalize across your devices, and given you additional control in your Personalization and Data settings for devices that you haven’t used to log into Twitter.
Privacy Shield and the Digital Advertising Alliance: There very excited to announce there participating in the Swiss-US Privacy Shield program and adhering to the Digital Advertising Alliance Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising.
Stay safe on-line and update your Twitter settings today.
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