Sep 132010
 September 13, 2010  Posted by  Business

Mark Gibbs notices a new privacy form when signing paperwork to buy a new car:

It was the Privacy Notice that caught my attention. After explaining what private information they might collect from me, the form then enumerated the ways that they might disclose this information. These ways included “to marketing service providers and joint marketing partners” and “with non-affiliated third parties.”

Let me clarify and condense these options: What this amounts to is they can share my information with pretty much anyone they please. Anyone at all. Apparently the corporate overlords don’t see anything wrong with this situation while I, au contraire, did and do. I crossed out both and printed in capitals underneath “ABSOLUTELY NOT!”

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