Blog-log: Cars have gross privacy policies

Lolz at car ownership being about freedom. I’m not one to dunk on cars unnecessarily* but these privacy policies are đź‘€

“The very worst offender is Nissan. The Japanese car manufacturer admits in their privacy policy to collecting a wide range of information, including sexual activity, health diagnosis data, and genetic data — but doesn’t specify how. They say they can share and sell consumers’ “preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes” to data brokers, law enforcement, and other third parties.”

The research is US based, and I’d love to know if it’s much different in Europe. I guess only where the companies haven’t been able to work around legislation.

A bonus link, just in case anyone thought it’s all hypothetical:

*It’s necessary