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Tech Tuesday -how to delete your information from Google servers

Updated: Jun 5, 2019

Ever wondered where all your cloud informations are saved and how safe the are wherever it is saved? Have you ever thought of how easy it is to manage your numerous google accounts?

Information about you is being collected all the time if you go online, carry a cell phone or do anything else that involves interacting with the digital world. There’s nothing you can about that, but you can do something about what the tech giants do with your data after it’s collected.

So here is a quick way to delete your information from google account or services....

Go to your Google account page at on “Data and personalization” in the left sidebar or “Manage your data & personalization” on the “Privacy & personalization” card.Click “Web & App Activity” in the “Activity controls” box.Click “Manage activity”.Click the “Choose how long to keep” button.You can let Google keep your data for 3 months, 18 months or until you delete it manually. Choose which works best for you.

That’s all there is to it.

If you don’t want Google collecting any of these data, you can pause collection at the cost of losing the benefits of personalization across Google’s apps and services and personalized ad targeting that comes from Google. If you want to pause data collection, flip the “Web & activity” toggle switch in step 4 above. If you choose to pause collection, the data Google has already collected won’t be deleted. You’ll have to continue on through steps 5 and 6 to delete your data.

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