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What Google knows about you

What Google knows about you – 6 links that will show you


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to find out all the things Google knows about you? Here are 6 links
that will show you some of the data Google has about you.

1. Find out what Google thinks about you

order to serve relevant ads, Google collects data about you and creates
a profile. You can control and review the information Google has on you

also has a tool called Google Analytics, that helps publishers see what
pages you have viewed on their website, how many times you have visited
it, how long did you stay etc. You can opt out if you don’t want this
type of data to be collected:

2. Find out your location history

If you use Android, your mobile device may be sending your location to Google. You can see your entire location history here:

3. Find out your entire Google Search history

saves every single search you have ever done. On top of that, they
record every Google ad you have clicked on. This log is available in
Google web history controls:

4. Get a monthly security and privacy report from Google

offers an Account activity page that tells you about all the Google
services you are using. You can even enable a monthly report that will
be sent to your email:

5. Find out all the apps and extensions that are accessing your Google data

Account activity page also offers a list of all the apps that have any
type of access to your data. You can see the exact type of permissions
granted to the app and revoke access to your data here:

6. Export all of your data out of Google

lets you export all your data: bookmarks, emails, contacts, drive
files, profile info, your youtube videos, photos and more here:


Google also keeps a history of your YouTube searches. You can find it here:


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