They warn of a lack of privacy with WhatsApp’s new terms and conditions (Image: Shutterstock)
In a frame WhatsApp’s new terms and conditionsNational Human Rights Commission)CNDH) Share a pair of Tips for users to protect their privacy and personal data.
The authority indicated, through its account on social media, that the conditions for using the application will change this year, and that it is being prepared The right of people to maintain their privacy.
He pointed out that with the measures that will be implemented, Facebook will be able to collect information via WhatsApp, such as:
– Telephone number
Geolocation (IP) data
– Banking information
– Contacts folder
Contact informationThe authority stated that the conditions for using the application will change this year (Photo: Exclusive)
The National Council for Human Rights recommends doing the following to protect privacy and personal data:
1.- Download messaging apps with security and privacy options
2.- Review the permissions granted through the application settings
On January 4, the platform sent a warning message to all of its customers Three major changes to their usage policies, From them, Facebook companies will be able to access private data.
This situation alerted all users who soon began to investigate in detail what the changes were and how they would affect them, and found that their data would actually be saved and used to improve the service.
WhatsApp stated in its terms that the purpose of collecting information is “to operate and provide its services, such as technical support and complete purchases or transactions”, to continue: “to improve, correct and customize our services, as well as link them to the products of Facebook companies.”The National Council for Human Rights issued recommendations (photo: National Council for Human Rights).
Since some points allowed for ambiguity, netizens began to strongly criticize the new policies, which also have a deadline, and if they do not accept it, the application will not be used.
Organizations such as the National Institute for Transparency, Access to Information and Protection of Personal Data (INAI) joined the voice of users, warning of the implications of the new policies.
Okay, Users will allow WhatsApp to share certain data so that technology service providers like Facebook or third parties can access it and even contractors of these services can store it through the services provided.Inform the institute.
According to INAI, with the exception of conversations over WhatsApp, Facebook may share information from the app With some companies to send you personalized ads.WhatsApp postponed its terms and conditions (Image: EFE / Marcelo Sayão / File)
“It was Postpone the date. People will be required to review and accept the new termsPodium said.
The new service standard was due to go into effect on February 8, but the company now aspires to be able to do so May 15.
WhatsApp has postponed changes to its service rules for three months, which have drawn strong criticism
What and how will it affect the new WhatsApp terms and conditions?
INAI has warned about the new WhatsApp policies, especially those related to Facebook
WhatsApp cannot see your private messages, listen to your calls, or share contacts with Facebook