We build security into our services to protect your information All Google products are built with strong security features that continuously protect your information.The insights we gain from maintaining our services help us detect and automatically block security threats from ever reaching you.When you’re signed in and interact with some Google services, like leaving comments on a You Tube video or reviewing a song in Play, your name and photo appear next to your activity.We may also display this information in ads depending on your Shared endorsements setting.In some cases, we retain data for limited periods when it needs to be kept for legitimate business or legal purposes.You can read about Google’s data retention periods, including how long it takes us to delete your information.For example, you can turn on Location History if you want traffic predictions for your daily commute, or you can save your You Tube Watch History to get better video suggestions.Go to Activity Controls Manage your preferences about the ads shown to you on Google and on sites and apps that partner with Google to show ads.
We work hard to protect you and Google from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of information we hold, including: You can export a copy of your information or delete it from your Google Account at any time You can export a copy of content in your Google Account if you want to back it up or use it with a service outside of Google.
When you’re signed in, you can always review and update information by visiting the services you use.
For example, Photos and Drive are both designed to help you manage specific types of content you’ve saved with Google.
You can modify your interests, choose whether your personal information is used to make ads more relevant to you, and turn on or off certain advertising services.
Go to Ad Settings My Activity allows you to review and control data that’s created when you use Google services, like searches you’ve done or your visits to Google Play.