Sure you’ve been looking for accessories for your bike, and after a while, mysteriously appears a publicity related to bicycles within the site you visit.
This has a logic and is quite obvious: every action you take on the Internet is recorded on the machines of Google, a company that manages much of the services you use every day.
Where you move, your routes, your interests, your tastes and more.
Here are six links that will show you what Google knows about you, what you use them for, and how you can take control of them:
1. HOW LONG YOU KNOW GOOGLE (ADVERTISEMENTS)
Whether or not you have an account with Google Plus, the company has a basic profile that matches your Internet browsing behaviors: you know how old you are, what your gender is and some of your tastes, depending on the searches you do daily in the seeker.
That information is usually used to show you personalized ads and ads while browsing different sites: what exactly do they know about you? Go to this link: * https://www.google.com/ads/preferences/
2. WHERE YOU GO
If you did not know, maybe this will surprise you: Google also knows every step you’ve taken, literally. If you use Android, through your mobile device, Google has “tracked” your routes that you do every day. How to see what places you have traveled? Look: * https://maps.google.com/locationhistory
3. YOUR GOOGLE SEARCH FILE
The most important search engine in the world could not have this option: every search you’ve made and every click you’ve made on your ads. To check your registration, click on this link:* https://history.google.com
4. FIND OUT WHICH DEVICES ARE LOGGED WITH YOUR ACCOUNT
If you suspect that someone has been using your account, Google takes the registered devices that you have connected your account. So, through the IP address, you could find out what equipment and where you are logging in: * https://security.google.com/settings/security/activity
5. WHAT APPLICATIONS CAN VIEW YOUR DATA (AND WHAT)
Google has the option to list all applications that use your email account as access. This way, you can regulate who and how much they can see of your personal data: * * https://security.google.com/settings/security/activity
6. EXPORT YOUR DATA
Finally, Google allows you to download your data and consolidated information. Tell yourself: Chrome bookmarks, emails, contacts, Google Drive files, your profile information, uploaded videos to YouTube, photos and more: * https://www.google.com/takeout
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