At the beginning of the year WhatsApp revealed a change in its privacy policies, a fact that generated rumors and even panic, which caused thousands of users to migrate to apps like Telegram. After that, the app postponed the deadline to accept the new conditions until May 15. But, what will happen from that date? Here we tell you.
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According to Andro4all, a portal specialized in technology, users who do not accept WhatsApp’s new security policies will be able to continue using the fast messaging application. However, there will be some limitations regarding the functions of the application.
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“If you didn’t accept them by then, WhatsApp will not delete your account. However, you will not have access to all the features until you accept them. During a short period, you will be able to receive calls and notifications, but you will not be able to read or send messages from the app “, says the app in its website. You can also accept updates even after May 15.
WhatsApp: what is changing
WhatsApp: what’s the same
The privacy and security of your personal chats with family and friends on WhatsApp will not change. WhatsApp will not provide your number to any company; In addition, their policies prohibit companies from contacting you on WhatsApp without first receiving your approval to do so.Your acceptance of the new Terms of Service does not extend WhatsApp’s ability to share user data with Facebook, your company matrix.
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Telephone or cell phone number with country code Information related to the service With which companies you interact the most Information about your mobile device, brand of terminal where you connect The IP address from where you are connected: be it dynamic or static Information that the app obtains with your consent or by prior notice.
Do you have any problem? Do you need to report it? If you have any kind of problem, then you should write to their contact email: [email protected] or [email protected] You can also make the same request from your iPhone.
Now, if you need to make a general query, you can fill in the form using this link. There you simply have to put your phone number, in addition to the code of your region, and then write your message after identifying yourself.