Even if you skip setup, Waze will still link all of your information with your account and a unique identifier

This is the new normal people.  The best this can be is that PII (if available) is hashed but unique identifiers and behavior is the currency du jour:

Even if you don’t create an account in Waze, the privacy policy states that their software creates a unique identifier on your device to track you; to my knowledge, this is a violation of Apple’s own App Store guidelines, but it seems that Google (and Whisper) have gotten a free pass on this. From the policy:

“If you choose to use the Services without setting up a username you may do so by skipping the username setup stage of the application installation process. Waze will still link all of your information with your account and a unique identifier generated by Waze in accordance with this Privacy Policy.”

via Waze: Google’s New Spying Tool | Zdziarski’s Blog of Things.

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