How to check which Apps use your personal data

There always be instants to access any website or some content which needs to login first to get inside by using either by Gmail or Facebook. So if you want to access Pokémon Go or any apps then you have to provide your Google account for proceeding further & which helps to the apps to get access user information.

So whenever apps or anything else which require to user to sign in via by using his google account or some other social media then it should necessary for user to understand that what part of the information they (website) gonna use it then if user think that it would not be cause any security issue or they are not using any private data then it is fine. Otherwise user can easily cutoff then by just doing simple step to  identify which Apps use your personal data.

Google: – Gmail account small push button switch 

Gmail account is quite obvious and most of the user use their Gmail account to access the details on web so to check which site can see your google account information. Then you have sign in to your google account and click on avatar of your account at the right top corner screen then click on “My account “.

Apps use your personal data

Now click on choose “Connected apps & sites” to see which apps link to your account.

Google: - Gmail account small push button switch

 

It would give all the details about the apps which connected to your account. If you look into to below image you can fine that the there are site which is attached to account which has “basic account info” like your name email gender or country. But if any site can able to see your information more than basic account information it would be serious concern.

 

Google: - Gmail account small push button switch

Facebook: Detail information 

If you are using Facebook account. Then you have to click the upside-down triangle in the top right corner of screen & select “Settings.”

Facebook: Detail information

 

 

Next, click “Apps” in the toolbar to the left.

Apps use your personal data

Now you can see all the site, apps which are accessed by using your Facebook account. To ensure what kind of information have been accessing which apps or site you have to click on each apps and limit their access.

Facebook: Detail information

Twitter: read and write

Logging into twitter account and click your account icon at the top right corner of the screen. Then select the setting option.

 

Twitter: read and write

Select the “apps” which is present at the left side of your screen.

 

 

 

 

Twitter: read and write

Now it lists all the site and apps which have read and write permission. So if you want, you can easily revoke the access by just click on “Revoke access” tab.

 

LinkedIn: Check your access

Click your photo in the top-right corner and select “Manage” to the right of the “Privacy & Settings”.

LinkedIn: Check your access

Now click on “Third parties” left side of the screen to see which outside sites can view your profile.

LinkedIn: Check your access

But on this page, you cannot get sufficient information which helps to check access level details. So be carefully and while accessing any site or another content where logging access required

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