Report: Privacy in the EU and US: Consumer experiences across three global platforms (Pat Walshe, PrivacyMatters)

Key findings (condensed from executive summary):

  • Users cannot avoid being tracked.
  • Third parties track users.
  • Privacy policies and other related policies are generally hard to read.
  • Companies fail to provide proper transparency. (specific purpose, legal basis, retention time of date)
  • Amazon treats US users differently in terms of rights to access.