WhatsApp, a company owned by Facebook, has also sent notifications to users and given them until February 8 to accept the policy, otherwise, the user will lose access to the WhatsApp account. Under the new policy, WhatsApp will not only use user data but also share it with third parties, especially Facebook.
According to WhatsApp’s new policy, users can add their name, mobile number, photo, status, phone model, operating system as well as device information, IP address, mobile network, and location to WhatsApp and other related social media platforms. At the same time, WhatsApp will keep you informed of new transaction and payment features.
WhatsApp says that when users rely on third-party services or other Facebook company products linked to them, the third party may receive information that you or others share with them. WhatsApp’s new policy sets out how businesses can store and manage WhatsApp chats using Facebook’s services. According to WhatsApp, Facebook’s global infrastructure is being used to store user data.
If You Don’t Accept New Policy Your Account Will Be Deleted
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Here are details about what is in this new WhatsApp policy that you must accept in order to access WhatsApp.
Why do you have to accept this policy?
What’s new and important in the new policy?
WhatsApp has made it clear to users that users will need some special permissions before using the optional features of WhatsApp, one of which is the feature of sharing location with someone. The company says that if a user does not have access to location data, they cannot share their location with anyone in contact.
How WhatsApp processes user data, WhatsApp’s new policy includes changes in this regard. WhatsApp’s new policy also explains how businesses use Facebook’s services. Can store and manage WhatsApp chats. The new policy also explains how WhatsApp integrates with Facebook products by sharing with Facebook.
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One of the highlights of WhatsApp’s new policies is its ability to manage user information. WhatsApp has also updated the details of user connections, in simple terms this point of policy gives the company access to more of your information. The new policy also adds a new section for transaction and payment data.