Oct 28, 2022

Facebook to share traders’ data with State agencies

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Meanwhile, in Kenya, Facebook to start sharing advertising data with Kenya’a tax agency, and the police.

In the terms, the company said businesses placing adverts across its different platforms would have given it consent to share information with government agencies looking for such information to assist in lawful investigations.

“Our licence to deliver your ad will end when we have completed your order. You understand, however, that…you consent that Meta may disclose your advertising content, and all information associated with your advertising, to a governmental entity or body if Meta believes that disclosure would assist in a lawful investigation,” says the company in the terms that will be effective January 3, 2023.

It added that companies placing adverts would be required to disclose information such as the nature of the business they are involved in and the kind of people targeted by such adverts.

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