Google to update terms of service on March 31

San Francisco, Feb 24

US based search engine giant Google has started alerting its users about the update of its terms of service (ToS), which will happen on March 31.

The updated claims to offer “improved readability” and “better communication”, as well as adding Chrome/OS and Google Drive to the ToS.

According to the company, there are now changes to its Privacy Policy. 

“We are updating our Terms of Service. Get to know our new Terms before they take effect on March 31, 2020,” the e-mail notification from Google reads.

In the mail, the company has mentioned to improved readability, better communication, adding Google Chrome, Google Chrome OS as well as Google Drive to the Terms and there will be no changes to the privacy policy.

Additionally, Google has also started displaying a warning to people using Microsoft’s new Edge browser while accessing Chrome web store.

Recently, the search engine giant has added to the Chrome web store which detects when a user is installing extensions to Microsoft Edge.

The extension simply explains that Google “recommends” using Chrome instead of Edge to use extensions “securely”.

The message does not appear when using other Chromium-based browsers.

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