We read your wearable tech’s privacy policy so you don’t have to

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What you agreed to – GDPR edition

Let’s face facts: When you get a new wearable device, whether it be a smartwatch or fitness tracker, you tear it out of the box and quickly tap “next,” “next”, and “Agree” to anything presented to you – including the terms of service and privacy policies.

2018 is a new world though, one where data breaches seem to be happening on the monthly. There was also Facebook’s big Cambridge Analytica scandal, which opened a lot of eyes to how much data these companies have on us and how it can be abused for nefarious purposes.

The year 2018 also brings us to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which took effect on 25 May. You no doubt noticed the countless emails and notifications yelling “We’ve changed our privacy policy!”

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https://www.wareable.com/wearable-tech/terms-and-conditions-privacy-policy-765

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