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PPGS Grade B

Transparency (Clear and Complete): B

The privacy policy of eBay is generally written in clear and simple language that is easy for users to understand. It covers the types of personal data and usage information collected and explains the purposes for collecting them. However, it could provide more specific details regarding the categories of personal information collected.

User Control (Access, Deletion, and Changes): A

eBay\’s privacy policy allows users to access their personal information and provides options for users to delete or modify their personal information. It also includes options to opt-out of certain data collection and sharing practices, giving users control over their data.

Third-party Sharing (Limits and Consent): B

The policy outlines when personal information is shared with third parties and explains the circumstances in which sharing occurs. However, it does not explicitly state whether users can give or withhold consent for sharing their personal information with third parties. More clarity is needed in this aspect.

Security Measures: B

eBay\’s privacy policy describes the security measures in place to protect users\’ personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. It also emphasizes the company\’s commitment to maintaining the security of users\’ data. However, it could provide more specific details about the technical and organizational security measures employed.

Notification of Changes: A

The policy explains how users will be informed of significant changes to privacy practices and specifies the methods of notification, such as email or updates on the website. It ensures that users are adequately notified about any privacy policy modifications.

Readability: B

The policy is generally written in clear and concise language, which makes it understandable for an average 9th-grade student. However, certain sections contain complex legal terminology and could be simplified to improve readability.

Overall Grade: B

eBay\’s privacy policy meets several of the PPGS criteria and offers a good level of privacy protection. There is room for improvement in terms of providing more specific details and clarity in certain areas.

Review Date: 2023-11-08 01:27:56

Created by: Katz PPGS

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Benjamin Franklin
“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”
Stephen King,
“Friends don’t spy; true friendship is about privacy, too.”
Ayn Rand
Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
Bill Nelson - NASA
If we don't act now to safeguard our privacy, we could all become victims of identity theft.
John Twelve Hawks
Anyone who steps back for a minute and observes our modern digital world might conclude that we have destroyed our privacy in exchange for convenience and false security
Edward Snowden
I don't see myself as a hero because what I'm doing is self-interested: I don't want to live in a world where there's no privacy and therefore no room for intellectual exploration and creativity.
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