TikTok did not explain what types of data these terms refer to, or why the app might need to access this information in the first place.
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The policy states: We may collect information about images and sound that are part of User Content, such as which objects and scenes appear, the presence and location within an image of facial and body features and features, the nature of sound, and the text of spoken words in User Content. We may collect this information to enable video effects, moderate content, demographic classification, content and ad suggestions, and for other anonymous operations.
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There is a lot of confusion between results that might be acceptable to users, such as adding video effects, and results that they might think are more invasive, such as ad targeting and demographics.
There is also a lot of general language used to cover any future updates that TikTok might add to its platform.
Tik Tok collects vital data:
The policy states that TikTok seeks consent from users before collecting this information. But only when required by law.
This does not mean much in the United States. That’s given that only a few states offer these types of legal protections.
TikTok may think that agreeing to its terms of service constitutes all the consent you need.
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The company agreed in February to pay $92 million to claimants who allege a variety of privacy violations.
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