The popular messaging app Whatsapp implements new terms. Those who do not accept these terms will not be able to use the Whatsapp application. Terms of service and privacy policies are updated. The update will take effect on February 8, 2021. Users who do not accept the charges in this update will not be able to use the WhatsApp application.

 

Whatsapp, purchased by Facebook, started to send updates to its users’ terms of service and privacy policies via in-app notification. Updates must be accepted. The update in question will take effect on February 8. Users who do not accept the update after this date will not be able to use the application.

The new regulations include information about how WhatsApp manages user data and shares information with Facebook.

You will not be able to use additional features in the WhatsApp application that require optional permissions, unless you give these permissions. For example, you can activate / deactivate this feature by managing the location permission from the settings on your iOS and Android device.

WhatsApp states that it will temporarily store the content of the media (such as photo, video, audio, gif) sent on its servers. He states that he will do this in order to convey the transmitted media to the other party more efficiently.

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Messages sent but undeliverable will also be stored on servers for 30 days. At the end of this period, if your message cannot be delivered to the other party, it will be deleted from WhatsApp servers.

WhatsApp begins data sharing with Facebook applications

WhatsApp is starting to share information with other companies within Facebook. It is said that this information is shared with the aim of improving the services. Shared data;

  • Your account registration information
  • Process data
  • Data on how you interact
  • Mobile device information
  • Your IP address

Also, as part of the new policy, the process of defining your people who do not use the application will be stopped.

Users who do not accept the terms after February 8, 2021 will not be able to use the WhatsApp application
Users who do not accept the above updates, content, new terms of service and policy updates will not be able to use the WhatApp application. These updates will take effect on February 8.

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