Whatsapp is not just an online chat platform, it’s a habit now. It always has made so many big promises regarding safeguarding privacy, whether through the name of end-to-end encryption security system or no compromise with privacy after the acquisition of Facebook.
Be careful while agreeing to new terms and conditions on WhatsApp – Messaging app’s new terms of service. Rather than clicking “agree” blindly, press the smaller “read more” option below.
Once You Agree the new policy of Whatsapp, it has all the rights to share your given information with anyone.
- Your mobile number, profile name, status position and the last seen status
- When you communicate with them regarding customer service, they have all the authorities to share that email id with other third parties. There is no promise given about not sharing of that information
- All the device data starting from your hardware model, operating system information, browser information, IP address, mobile network information and many more things
- Location Data
- The information like your data or content that you share via whatsapp web
- The group information and data of that group
WhatsApp’s changes to privacy maybe unfair, but is legal
Don’t worry if you’ve already accepted those new terms, however — you’ve still got 30 days to opt out. Head to the app’s settings menu, and then press the account tab. From there, you can unchecked the box reading “Share my account info” to stop providing Facebook with your user data.