For better search results Google saves your information and personal data.

We all know that Google knows more about us. In today’s world knowledge about others might effect your benefits.  The Silicon Valley giant’s business model is largely reliant on advertising and data collection. The information is garnered from all of your interactions with the company: through search, the use of maps, and a lot more.

The company doesn’t make a huge song and dance about its in-depth knowledge of its users, but at the same time it doesn’t keep it a secret either. With the right know-how you can see what Google knows about you and limit what it uses for advertising purposes. Here’s how to find out what Google knows and take control of your data.

Google Tracking all your search

Google Stores All Your Searches

It might not be so surprising, but Google stores all your search history.

How to Delete Google’s Stored Search History

You can get rid of this, get to the Google’s My Activity Page, Click on Delete Activity By in the left hand side column then select the “Search” option from menu.

How to Stop from tracking

Move on to the Activity Control Page  and toggle tracking for Web & App Activity off. Now you’ve stopped Chrome and sites with Google Support from tracking.

Google Saves Every Voice Search

Every voice search you make through the Google Assistant, is stored and used to make searching more better experience. A lot of people don’t realize that many of these searches are actually recorded. This means users are able to listen back to exactly what they searched for by listening to what they said and how they said it. You can find all your recordings here.

Google Voice Tracking

How to Delete Voice Searches

If you do not want Google to save your voice-search, move to Activity Control Page and toggle the Voice and Audio off. for deleting your searches click “Manage Activity”.

Google Tracks Your Location and Stores them

Google Location Tracking

While being tracked with your search and voice-search by Google, your location is tracked and stored too. You can fine where else have you been on Timeline Page. The accuracy of the locations depends on your cell and active Google Account.

How to Stop from Tracking

After going to Activity Control Page or Location Activity Control you can turn it off and not being tracked after that.


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