TikTok tells European users its staff in China get access to their data

Privacy policy update confirms data of continent’s users available to range of TikTok bases including in Brazil, Israel, Singapore and the US

TikTok is telling its European users of the platform that their data can be accessed by employees outside the continent, including in China, amid political and regulatory concerns about Chinese access to user information on the site.

The Chinese-owned social video app is updating its privacy policy to confirm that staff in countries, including China, are allowed to access user data to ensure their experience of the platform is “consistent, enjoyable and safe”.

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from Data and computer security | The Guardian https://ift.tt/5o4y6Rx