Microsoft's Privacy Statement

I got notification of Microsoft's new privacy policy.
Has anyone actually read it?
I want to know what they are and are not collecting, and how their software determines what is collectible, and what isn't.
I also think it is intresting that they buy info from other companies to "compare notes".

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We share your personal data with your consent or as necessary to complete any transaction or provide any product

So... Windows is a product. Guess that means they can do what ever they want as long as they provide you with Windows. Neat!

Think of it this way;

If Microsoft was your local cafe, bar, and barbershop each would know what you like eat for breakfast, how you like your coffee, what your favourite tipple is and how to cut your hair, all without asking after the first few visits.

Wouldn't that be nice and give you a warm cosy feeling? Being treated like a valued, regular customer?



My barber does not tell the local woodshop that I plan on building a shed...