Already used that the decision of Facebook of make is with data of them users of WhatsApp was be something more than controversial when is met the new conditions of the service makes weeks. Today we just know that WhatsApp will be investigated in Spain for sharing data with Facebook to know that treatment is given to them.
As can read in the portal of our companions of ADSLZone, is it agency Spanish of protection of data who is preparing is to act against the application of Messaging Instant as a result of the last controversial appeared by them new conditions of the service through which the user must accept share their data with Facebook.
WhatsApp will be investigated by this organism which currently is gathering information to start a formal investigation to Facebook, the company behind the application, both the chat application in order to know how there is this transfer of personal data between WhatsApp and Facebook. In concrete, is analyze what information has WhatsApp of their users, which is sent to Facebook, for what it will use Facebook,
Remember that makes little less than a month the company announced through their new terms and conditions that will share the data of them users with Facebook the company that acquired WhatsApp makes two years. This means, or at least that aims to find out in depth the Spanish Agency of protection of data, the two services to share user data such as the phone number.
Alarm in the countries European
Thus, WhatsApp will be investigated in Spain joining as well to other nations such as the United Kingdom and Germany, who are already working to analyze if this controversial Facebook strategy come into confrontation with the country’s legislation.
The collection of information by the Spanish Agency of protection of data will attempt to answer some of the questions posed by users who are suspicious of these new conditions of the messaging application. For example it will analyze in that measure the fact of transferring data between two companies or platforms violates Spanish data protection legislation, and also Facebook both WhatsApp responsibilities for this activity will be analyzed.
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