Windows 10 info U R AT RISK WITH YOUR INFO

beware this is why you get it for free
part 1 of 2
Recording how you interact with our services by, for example, using technologies like cookies, and receiving error reports or usage data from software running on your device.
We also obtain data from third parties (including other companies). For example, we supplement the data we collect by purchasing demographic data from other companies. We also use services from other companies to help us determine a location based on your IP address in order to customize certain services to your location.
The data we collect depends on the services and features you use, and includes the following.
Name and contact data. We collect your first and last name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other similar contact data.
Credentials. We collect passwords, password hints, and similar security information used for authentication and account access.
Demographic data. We collect data about you such as your age, gender, country and preferred language.
Interests and favorites. We collect data about your interests and favorites, such as the teams you follow in a sports app, the stocks you track in a finance app, or the favorite cities you add to a weather app. In addition to those you explicitly provide, your interests and favorites may also be inferred or derived from other data we collect.
Payment data. We collect data necessary to process your payment if you make purchases, such as your payment instrument number (such as a credit card number), and the security code associated with your payment instrument.

geek_frogycrzy, Aug 8, 10:24 am

part 2
Usage data. We collect data about how you interact with our services. This includes data, such as the features you use, the items you purchase, the web pages you visit, and the search terms you enter. This also includes data about your device, including IP address, device identifiers, regional and language settings, and data about the network, operating system, browser or other software you use to connect to the services. And it also includes data about the performance of the services and any problems you experience with them.
Contacts and relationships. We collect data about your contacts and relationships if you use a Microsoft service to manage contacts, or to communicate or interact with other people or organizations.
Location data. We collect data about your location, which can be either precise or imprecise. Precise location data can be Global Position System (GPS) data, as well as data identifying nearby cell towers and Wi-If hotspots, we collect when you enable location-based services or features. Imprecise location data includes, for example, a location derived from your IP address or data that indicates where you are located with less precision, such as at a city or postal code level.
Content. We collect content of your files and communications when necessary to provide you with the services you use. This includes: the content of your documents, photos, music or video you upload to a Microsoft service such as OneDrive. It also includes the content of your communications sent or received using

geek_frogycrzy, Aug 8, 10:24 am

Facebook, Google, Twitter, the Government etc etc .

whats your point?

geek_ross1970, Aug 8, 10:26 am

so if u don't care if ms kno where u go and what u do go for it use it.

ps no antispyware will kill the apps that ms has slaped in there
1 there is a tracker
2 it collects data on you using your cc card.
3 it keeps your cc number and the 3 didget number
4 they will make adds to suit you from your tracking info
5 they even have the right to sell your info
6 ms is breaking every law to safe guard your info.
7 don't use windows 10 if you use it a lot for banking or cc use in ebay stay with 7 for that.

im only passing on the concerns and letting traders kno that ms has you over a barrel

geek_frogycrzy, Aug 8, 10:30 am

ummm just all the info required to provide the services. With the shift to synchronized devices they need to. Collect credit card numbers to process payments, how dare they.

geek_king1, Aug 8, 10:32 am

oh so you like ms tracking your porn use on web site and keeping a copy of your visa card. this is my point if they have your cc card number plus the 3 digit security pin go for it.
my point is I don't trust them with my data.
I say what I do where I go is private to me only.
would you tell next door what you do and what all your info is like credit card number bank info when you use internet banking.

yeh right its my privacy they are breaking the law

geek_frogycrzy, Aug 8, 10:37 am

You are so out of touch with reality. If you don't want to be tracked you shouldn't be going anywhere near the internet

geek_king1, Aug 8, 10:40 am

fine so you wouldn't mind if I poped around to your place and stick a usb stick in that has key logger software on it so I can steal your data

geek_frogycrzy, Aug 8, 10:42 am

You can turn most of it off.

geek_wayne416, Aug 8, 10:42 am

Lol. Yep, Google, Apple, Facebook, all big services all have the same T&Cs and features.

You can turn all those features off if you want to, it's very easy and they don't hide the settings. Windows 10 has a "privacy" settings area that lets you easily adjust it all. So take off the tinfoil hat, stop moaning and do something about it.

Personally I leave them all on because they're all freakin handy features.

geek_suicidemonkey, Aug 8, 10:42 am

geek_r.g.nixon, Aug 8, 10:43 am

geek_wayne416, Aug 8, 10:43 am

As long as you have authenticated agreement from me beforehand to do such a thing

geek_king1, Aug 8, 10:45 am

Yeah got a good laugh out of that one

geek_vtecintegra, Aug 8, 10:57 am


geek_suicidemonkey, Aug 8, 11:06 am

Cracked me up.

geek_sykotik_ninja, Aug 8, 11:26 am

Don't create a MS account.

geek_sykotik_ninja, Aug 8, 11:26 am

why is it that these anti MS tinfoil hat types always have the worst punctuation and grammar? Too hot under the collar/frothing at the mouth in anger i guess.

geek_csador, Aug 8, 12:10 pm

sorry even if you don't make account it still collects your data. I use this program it kills most of the Microsoft spyware :)

Destroy Windows Spying

yeh I don't like it when big company's like ms have my credit card info.
or what I do on the net its my privacy as to where I go and talk to or goto threds and talk about Microsoft software. andwhat I download via torrent.

well I recon that's how they will get those ***** porn sites and get users info to bust them and slam then in jail that's the only good thing

geek_frogycrzy, Aug 8, 12:19 pm

OP calm down, even Ubuntu and other Linux distros have similar habits. Just a few examples.

"When you enter a search term into the dash Ubuntu will search your Ubuntu computer and will record the search terms locally. Unless you have opted out (see the ???Online Search??? section below), we will also send your keystrokes as a search term to and selected third parties so that we may complement your search results with online search results from such third parties including: Facebook, Twitter, BBC and Amazon. Canonical and these selected third parties will collect your search terms and use them to provide you with search results while using Ubuntu."

"By searching in the dash you consent to:
1. the collection and use of your search terms and IP address in this way and 2. the storage of your search terms and IP address by Canonical and such selected third parties (if applicable)."

The above was taken from:

I would also assume that when Microsoft say they will keep your credit card numbers, it will mean if you were to use their store. I can't imagine Microsoft stealing numbers and going on a spending spree, it would be all over the news and they would be sued big time, as happens in the USA.

geek_chnman, Aug 8, 12:45 pm

OP's tinfoil hat seems to be permanently attached to head

geek_suicidemonkey, Aug 8, 1:08 pm

I grew up with DOS, and saw the arrival of windows 3.1 among others. Now I haven't seen anything worth the hassle of changing since XP, however despite still having it on one old PC we know it is no longer supported. Vista was a waste of space, 7 was OK and 8 you love to hate. Why 10, well I have to agree its a big movement towards control, and not by the user. Sure its nice to jump on your tablet and get the same welcoming committee as on your PC, but they could have done all that with an ap or program, not by highjacking your operating system. I've lost access to some of my favourite programs, or they have lost functionality, and am now feel like I am being spoon fed the Microsoft clones.

geek_mcarky, Aug 8, 1:17 pm

DOS was great!

geek_nzoomed, Aug 8, 1:25 pm

What guarantee do you have that that obscure little piece of third party Russian "protection" from that link of yours isn't 10x worse than what MS has built into Windows? Did you stop to think of that?

geek_morticia, Aug 8, 1:55 pm

Anyone who uses any device can be tracked, if you are worried about someone watching or knowing what your doing you'll go nuts.

1. Do you use two step authentication, this is not so much for security but to captcha your phone number and cross reference it against other sites.
2. Do you enter info on security questions e.g. your first teachers name, your mothers maiden name, this is all just to get more info about you.

They can have as much info they want about me because I don't really care.

geek_loud_37, Aug 8, 6:20 pm

But we already knew that before W10 yeah?

Don't create a MS account and run the usual suspect's. If you want complete anonymity unplug the chord's.

geek_sykotik_ninja, Mar 11, 11:25 am

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