Vodacom keeps track of all the websites you visit – Updated privacy policy

ekske1

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Vodacom keeps track of all the websites you visit – Updated privacy policy

Vodacom has told customers it has updated its privacy policy, which can be viewed on the company’s website.

“We are clearer and more precise on how we collect, handle and protect your personal data and have also explained the choices you have to control your information,” said Vodacom in an SMS to subscribers.
This is new?

https://mybroadband.co.za/news/adsl...s-know-about-what-you-do-on-the-internet.html
 

ronz91

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so much in there to make you worry

they will share your data with whomever they well chose
they cannot ensure your data is safe
whoever buys them can have your data
 

marine1

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So which is the best VPN service?
I remember cool ideas CEO telling me that ISPs are not allowed to monitor your actual sites you visit had that changed ?
 

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we will disclose to you the personal information we hold about you, for which we may make a charge as allowed by applicable law
collecting your data, then having to pay them for telling you what they have should be illegal.
 

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JHC.
Hell no.
I would've still maybe considered vodacom if they ever offered something "irresistible"...but after seeing this article...that'll never happen.
 

TelkomUseless

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Vodacom should enable us to remove ourselves from these data mining ****!. Not with a written letter, online mofos.

And I can almost put R50 , Cell C, Mtn , Telkom gathers the same info. It won't be VC alone...
 
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They have been doing it for years. Even your calls are listened to and SMSes you send can be read if you find yourself in court for a crime you allegedly committed!

Why do you think cellphones sold in SA have Icasa logo on them :crylaugh: :crylaugh: ...How do you think they know Oscar Pistorious visited porn sites on the night he killed Reeva...

Cell C does it, MTN does it, Virgin does it - it is a regulatory requirement to operate as a network provider. All countries do it.
 

FaSMaN

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“Upon receipt of your written request and enough information to permit us to identify your personal information, we will disclose to you the personal information we hold about you, for which we may make a charge as allowed by applicable law,” said Vodacom.
1. What do you consider enough information to identify me?
2. Where do I send this letter?
3. How long does it take?

These are the sort of questions I would have expected a Mybb journalist to have asked?
 

eg2505

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They have been doing it for years. Even your calls are listened to and SMSes you send can be read if you find yourself in court for a crime you allegedly committed!

Why do you think cellphones sold in SA have Icasa logo on them :crylaugh: :crylaugh: ...How do you think they know Oscar Pistorious visited porn sites on the night he killed Reeva...

Cell C does it, MTN does it, Virgin does it - it is a regulatory requirement to operate as a network provider. All countries do it.
if you so worried about visiting X site, get tor or a VPN and surf anomalously,

ALL network operators spy on you, its VERY easy for them to do it.
 

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At least Vodacom tells you what they are doing! Some companies just take your info without you knowing it, gives it to the highest bidder!
 
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