By MB Online
In her column for Mashable Asia Rachel Thompson wrote that the move is actually in compliance with Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which takes effect on May 25, 2018.
When you think about it, this perhaps is also a ripple effect caused by the controversy involving Facebook and Cambridge Analytica wherein, millions of users’ information were allegedly compromised and given to a third party, whose intentions for collecting the data still remain unclear to this day.
William Malcolm, director, privacy legal EMEA at Google in a blog post said that they have improved the navigational and organizational aspects of the policy and even included videos and visual aids to make it easier for people to understand the information contained within.
One can now look for information a lot easier because of this, and more detailed explanation is now available as well as more options to manage, export and delete data from their services.
Also, you can now also change your privacy settings directly from the policy.