Responding to Criticism of Take Two’s Privacy Law
Advertisers Collecting Information
While users may not completely mind software companies collecting their data, what will worry most users is the reality that Take Two can sell those ID numbers that include all that information to
The fact is that just about every video game that connects through the internet is collecting some sort of data about its users. Agreeing to Take Two’s policy as a user is also essentially agreeing to all of the privacy policies of third party advertising agencies as well. These advertising agencies can then combine information about a user from multiples sources from which they’ve collected to create what basically amounts to an online biography of a user through their data.
While Take Two has access to a tremendous amount of user data, it does allow for users to submit a request to delete or get a copy of all the PII that they have collected on them. However, this does not mean it will necessarily be granted and in many cases it can come after the information has already been sold to third parties.
Protecting Yourself and your data