The Microsoft Privacy Statement is the document in which Microsoft establish the description about the different actions the company take respecting users’ personal information and general aspects related to privacy, being applied to almost any solution provided by the enterprise that deals with information generated by costumers and how is it used later for distinct purposes.
Due to the matter it addresses, the Microsoft Privacy Statement is very important and include imperative information that always must be checked by the users, since like this they can be aware about the use of the their information and data, and if they are not agree on anything they simply can know and stop using a service that result inconvenient.
For that reason and because of the complexity and extensive array of services Microsoft offer and including the use of private information, the company has the need to update the terms, conditions and description of the documentation. These changes can be checked through the Microsoft Privacy Updates website that is available online.
Different updates of the Microsoft Privacy Statement
As it was said previously, the Microsoft Privacy Statement includes description, conditions and the use of private information that is generated by the user, along with other related aspects.
This is applied to every solution provided by Microsoft in terms of software and hardware, with special emphasis in Windows as home and business operating system where users take advantage of different programs and log in user their own accounts.
Depending on how these services change their use of personal information generated by the user, this will be applied to the clauses and general terms of the statement. To check these changes, customers can access the official webpage https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/updates, and ascertain the new information included at any given point.
In details, Microsoft have included changes in different platforms lately respecting specific services provided by the company, and such changes are shown in the Microsoft Privacy Updates site. For example, the last entry refers to Xbox and Xbox Live services that are used through the gaming console sold by the enterprise, in which is described how information is collected and used from these devices.
Before that, Microsoft included an entry in May, 2019 respecting Cortana as the main virtual assistance of the company, which generated plenty of doubts since through this technology Windows 10 is able to listen to users and obey commands and perform tasks. In this entry are described the different the different Windows 10 applications that Cortana has access to.