WHATSAPP PRIVACY POLICY IN 2021

Is it worthy to share details with the famous messaging app WhatsApp? If you want to continue with WhatsApp, then it is mandatory to accept their new privacy policy.

A new alert has been blowing up on everybody's WhatsApp revealing to them that its terms and conditions are being refreshed. Till February 8, the users can accept these new terms and WhatsApp has shown that their users will not be able to get to their WhatsApp accounts if they disagree with their new privacy policy terms (updated on 4th of January). This new update has caused a ton of worry over the new privacy policy.

How do data work?

The cellular connection or WIFI connection is being used by WhatsApp application in our mobile phones so, that we can send messages, photos, and other media to our family and friends. You can also make a call by using your WhatsApp application, no charges are taken by your mobile provider if you are connected with Wi-Fi or any other source of internet connection.

How does WhatsApp work?

Here, we will talk about the specialized foundation of WhatsApp. Additionally, how it upholds billions of associations at the same time.

WhatsApp utilizes ejabberd workers; it empowers messages to move quickly between at least two users. All the information moves consistently. XMPP i.e., Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol have been to ensure that the application gets the best organization security.

The programming language used to code WhatsApp is Erlang. This is the best language to code any informing administration. Erlang is additionally favored more since it is versatile to moment updates and changes. You can fix bugs effectively in Erlang. Different changes were made and the code was reproduced in ejabberd to arrive at ideal execution.

About Privacy Policy

The privacy policy is referred to as a statement or a legal document shows that how a company or a website collects and processes user’s information. It is important to have a privacy policy because it protects our information that the user is sharing with them. It clearly tells the user whether their information is kept private or it is shared with external parties.

Some of the information shared by an individual user is – Name, Address, E-mail, Phone number, Age, Sex, Marital Status, Race, Nationality, Religious beliefs, etc.

WhatsApp privacy policy at the time of launching.

The previous version of the privacy policy of WhatsApp states that: 'Regard for your security is coded into our DNA. Since we began WhatsApp, we've tried to fabricate our Services with a bunch of solid protection standards as the main priority’. Now, these lines are no longer a part of the privacy policy of WhatsApp.

WhatsApp new privacy policy details.

On the 4th of January, popular messaging App WhatsApp has updated its privacy policy and terms of services, they mentioned that the user's data and information will be shared with its parent company Facebook. By the 8th of February, the existing users have to accept their new privacy policy to continue their WhatsApp account.

Famous messaging App notified their android and apple users on Tuesday that according to their new policies they will share all its user’s data to Facebook (parent company of WhatsApp).

WhatsApp users have additionally been given an alternative to agreeing to the update straightforwardly from the full-screen notice.

In the new policy of WhatsApp, there is an addition in the sections which includes transactions, Payment information, and location details which provides the users a better experience in exploring and finding new things.

The previous version of the privacy policy of WhatsApp states that: 'Regard for your security is coded into our DNA. Since we began WhatsApp, we've tried to fabricate our Services with a bunch of solid protection standards as the main priority’. Now, these lines are no longer a part of the privacy policy of WhatsApp.

The new version of privacy policy states that: "The data we share with the other Facebook Companies incorporates your record enrolment data, (for example, your telephone number), exchange information, administration related data, data on how you associate with others. When utilizing our Services, cell phone data, your IP address, and may incorporate other data distinguished in the Privacy Policy area named 'Data We Collect' or acquired upon notice to you or dependent on your assent."

Why WhatsApp Collab with Facebook.

WhatsApp works and offers data with the other Facebook Companies to get administrations like infrastructure, innovation, and frameworks that assist us with improved WhatsApp and to keep WhatsApp and the other Facebook Companies free from any and all harm. At the point when we get administrations from the Facebook Companies, the data we share with them is utilized to assist WhatsApp as per our guidelines. Some examples are:

•       Provide you with quick and reliable information and calls to see how our Services and highlights are performing.

•       Ensure Better security in WhatsApp and Facebook Company Products by eliminating spam accounts and battling damaging action.

•       Connect your WhatsApp experience with Facebook Company Products.

The benefit of the policy.

The new privacy policy of WhatsApp says that these changes will improve user experience in contacting other businesses and improve its services.  In general, these changes will likewise permit Facebook to utilize information on how you cooperate with WhatsApp Business accounts. For example, the Facebook application, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger. This change will permit you to interlink Facebook administrations across various applications — for instance, WhatsApp Pay on Instagram. These changes are in the pursuit to empower an interconnected Facebook environment.

Bad points about privacy policy.

1.      The new privacy policy of WhatsApp will affect the user’s privacy data.

2.      If the user wants to disagree or disallow the new privacy policy of WhatsApp, then he cannot use WhatsApp further.

3.      The new privacy policy of WhatsApp is putting the private data information of users in danger.