You received an email two weeks back to let you know that we are launching two new settings for Gmail, Chat, and Meet to give you more control over your information and help support compliance requirements. With these settings you can choose how your information is used in Gmail, Chat, and Meet and in other products across Google.
If you have already made a choice, please disregard this email.
What do I need to know?
Smart features and personalization in Gmail, Chat and Meet is the first setting, and controls whether your Gmail, Chat, and Meet data can be used to offer smart features within each of these services. Smart features in Gmail, Chat, and Meet that depend on your data include:
– Automatic email filtering/categorization<www.google.com/appserve/mkt/p/AD-FnEzjEOQYOCK7S7Jkvo3fm9wgkWfdPDpdlNXXgVVyKyr81oVSkBpKvqAJEGB4NwvEPP3on5fDJOCQqtPVUKqEnI713ayY0gUHNy1xbTVhNjOJ-sKwmyDOvkTZffy-XzAWguB-sw> (Primary/Social/Promotions)
– Smart Compose<www.google.com/appserve/mkt/p/AD-FnEwaU6klT5m-JvMGXERFBXKs9wG7q4i_cosegG-odiUBxPTrQ2IVs4iJC2RigsL4r9BQfLvIx0enLTM8VTPYpMD5h5U_CuOYpargKQJpIp15EaHHto47-KstaB7_hiFW> and Smart Reply<www.google.com/appserve/mkt/p/AD-FnExZKiJN1O7MxXlKgGcTxWTQ9ykaJGp0KWWPgxP1Nln79OykiCP4TQrm6_dVobIhVvj_DsnoiRJM58HJY3PfEbAjbTVv_ewe_yedLC9b8KkExDc6Y8R-IjKayI52sGKsLg> in email
– Summary cards above your email (Package tracking, travel, and more)
– Extracting event details to create calendar entries<www.google.com/appserve/mkt/p/AD-FnEwfHjIrhO3Xhv4tqDYZpEXyZkQak6vCmCMatq3szpS7qeZDeukqMIrkIVHFebVMgOSmN0N9cGrmv566U42E2ojzzbts0fS5mEH1FkST70VXNWj4awd795j-EeLuwFZts-cOx0g>
Smart features and personalization in other Google products is the second setting, and controls whether your Gmail, Chat, and Meet data can be shared with other Google products to enable personalization features. Features in other Google products that depend on Gmail, Chat, and Meet data include:
– Assistant reminders of your bills due
– Maps displaying restaurant reservations<www.google.com/appserve/mkt/p/AD-FnEyGbaGa2gW2-u2-XE7PS7pd64X4xPXOaqvyUU8xpWVdbpti6m9kfoAsjm77uX1HpMwXQvSNeEArzcRhsZvaEJghEi5JTR17AwoEk9gYbDb_Uyv2-U-kLgz5Kl8C>
– Travel bundling your itineraries<www.google.com/appserve/mkt/p/AD-FnEw8xUdezcE_nlK77SqWTjehW2Nd6moYvNkuBaQnqM3xHqKlpEjfEFlmn0bFwSA4yvdRAIGn1PJ0MEPiue49NO3BLtQCFO8yMntvX7GTDC7QzcBAgYFBarHSr_twB_7O>
– Google Pay showing loyalty cards<www.google.com/appserve/mkt/p/AD-FnEy0M33XVhnBfcLqeUi0SunLsrueQecRm-i-SPmYWTbsl-c2QQZvAyaQFdOIGfbu42lrKDJpmBhC5F9XcPhjtF5cbOcJJo6MjjI69PAC2HbFPWKyT_snmPU9kglb4hk>
What do I need to do?
If you want to continue using the above features and more after January 25th, 2021, you need to choose in Gmail settings to keep these features on. If you have already made your choices for these settings on either your mobile Gmail app or desktop, no further action is needed. You can change these options in Gmail settings at any time. Learn more<www.google.com/appserve/mkt/p/AD-FnExx9bzTN3xWq6ZjdPDZpTzqOgt5fUO3yGZK56IWbBUyWcsk8EEdXgT6OEhwwwjNZAn4d5yDubcrccdwFZoWWV-lWT_aolizE60wbzryalzBVFRCs7nXXs-KyDVI4Bw2rw>
From your desktop
If you’re using a desktop, log in to your Gmail account to configure these settings for firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more<www.google.com/appserve/mkt/p/AD-FnEwkvajt1NSOLGJTnVIAyGdSFH5VR0IJXMWf4RseE_dM-DrdYPdirgxgjADm6GbJg5e-2FFJ3TncEFeZY7NVvM-SWJNLdcvjaSaip1BtL9mvBrLfNDbNoY_BDwjUSyYMPWSncQ>
Smart features and personalization settings in Gmail settings
From your phone
If you’re using your phone, open your Gmail app (available to install on both iOS and Android) to configure these settings for the email@example.com account. If you’re using the mobile Gmail app, but have not seen a prompt about these settings yet, you might have to update your app. If you are unable to update your app, you can still configure these settings from a desktop browser as described above. Learn more<www.google.com/appserve/mkt/p/AD-FnExH91-WezN5oywRm0MJXyGZyEVBgVSvsUnx5yfyz_ZKuiHsO4Pfn6DaCTsjf9nlTRBchZOrgOHisusUdbJQKLJFGG9mhTgjic2HVmwlDqlNvbd7zyxgxQ0MMakD0gc2REGaYB87fg>
Thanks for choosing Gmail.
—The Gmail team
Google LLC 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043
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