In a new technical note published by the National Data Protection Authority (ANPD), The WhatsApp It has shown itself committed to meeting the requirements, and in doing so, the platform will make the privacy notice for Brazilian users more transparent and apply rules similar to what it already does in the European Union.
The contract that governs the relationship between users and Messenger for WhatsApp Business account holders will also be updated. In addition, the messenger will send impact reports and other documents to the ANPD (which is responsible for overseeing compliance with LGPD), and for users, it will promote educational campaigns that will teach how to use the app more safely.
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Remember the privacy policies
At the time, the company decided that users who had not accepted the terms by February 8 would have their accounts “frozen”. The mysterious deal, a tight deadline and an ultimatum, has put WhatsApp in the crosshairs of the authorities and into a flurry of controversy.
National bodies opposed the change, and near the date, Al-Rasoul pushed the deadline to May 15, taking advantage of the extra time to make the new policy points clear to local authorities and app users.
What does that mean for users?
For now, nothing has changed for those who use WhatsApp. The company is still in the process of developing changes to the terms and only after that details about their implementation should be disclosed. Now, the company is closer to putting the new contract into practice, as the points demanded by the Brazilian authorities will be met.
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