“The data we collect is all about our products and improving them,” Fadell said, reiterating a statement he issued about the company’s smart thermostat and smart smoke detector following the announcement of the acquisition. “If there were ever any changes whatsoever, we will be sure to be transparent about it, number one, and number two, for you to opt in to it.”
The “number one” promise is consistent with Google’s approach to changing privacy policies, particularly in the last couple of years. When Google unified the privacy policies of all its products so that it could share data between services (for instance, Gmail and Google Calendar), it placed a notification bar on its homepage.
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