Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Last Chance > Delete Your Google Browsing History

As of March 1st, Google will be able to gather, store and use personal information about its users including collecting and storing

"information (including personal information) locally on your device using mechanisms such as browser web storage (including HTML 5) and application data caches."*

"When you use a location-enabled Google service, we may collect and process information about your actual location, like GPS signals sent by a mobile device.  We may also use various technologies to determine location, such as sensor data from you device that may, for example, provide information on nearby Wi-Fi access points and cell towers."*

"telephony log information like your phone number, calling-party number, forwarding numbers, time and date of calls, duration of calls, SMS routing information and types of calls."*

Google's Privacy Policy as of March 1, 2012

If you would like to possibly limit Google's ability to track your every move in the future you have one day left to do it.  Daily Mail has put together a few simple steps to deleting your google browsing history.

1. Sign into your Google account.  Use the drop down menu under your name to access Account Settings.
2. Click the section Services. Click View, Enable,  or Disable Web History.
3. Remove your search history by clicking Remove all Web History.
Web History should remain disabled until you turn it back on.

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