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Do Zomato, Aarogya Setu, and Ola has same privacy policy like WhatsApp?

WhatsApp has recently issued an affidavit that other than its company, there are many others that have privacy policies.

Do Zomato, Aarogya Setu, and Ola has same privacy policy like WhatsApp? ANK
Bangalore, First Published May 14, 2021, 3:18 PM IST
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Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp had rolled out a privacy policy which received many backlashes from the users. Many of them shifted to other apps. According to a report in Inc42, WhatsApp has filed an affidavit against the petition of their privacy policy. They said, private internet companies like Zomato, Koo, Ola, Big Basket, Truecaller, the government's tracing app Aarogya Setu, big tech companies, Google, Microsoft also follow this privacy policy they also collect the same data and more.

The affidavit says, "The review of the privacy policies of many internet-based applications and websites confirms that such policies include provisions describing the information they may collect that are similar to-and in many instances much broader than-those in the 2021 (WhatsApp privacy policy) Update."

WhatsApp earlier issued that it will delete the accounts that will not accept this privacy policy. But recently, the company has stated that it will limit the access of the users but won't delete accounts on May 15 or after.

Currently, WhatsApp has 53 crores users in this country.

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