Google Settles With UK’s Information Commissioner And Will Change Its Privacy Policy


While Google continues to work through implementing Right To Be Forgotten legislation in Europe, there are some more developments around how Google handles consumer data and privacy. The search giant has reached an agreement with the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office over how it collects personal data in the country, signing and publishing a lengthy document outlining its commitment to make changes to its current privacy policy (the one first unveiled in January 2012 and implemented in March 2012 in Europe, which basically pulled together 70 of Google’s existing privacy policies).

The changes, the biggest of which will be completed by June 2015 , will put Google in line with the UK’s Data Protection Act, and will also see the company taking steps over the next two years for further improvements. It will also carry out user testing in the process. We’re embedding the full document below.

In a statement, Steve Eckersley, head of enforcement at…

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