For example, current employer, current job title, education background, professional training background etc.
Read the policy here. The older policy — which started to be in force on May 6, 2018 — saved by the Internet Archive and retrieved by Gadgets Now, is available here. The policy was updated again in the same month on May 25. The social and financial data clauses, which were not there in the version of the policy as of the 6th, were quickly added later. It’s not clear if notice was provided to users — the second version of the updated policy is opt-out, meaning users have to email Xiaomi to delete their account if they’re not okay with that policy. MediaNama has reached out to Xiaomi for clarity on these changes; we will update this post if they respond.
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This also comes amid concerns that Facebook shared a lot of information about users with foreign-headquartered phone manufacturers in the US. This development, reported by the New York Times, also involves data shared with Huawei, a phone maker that US intelligence has declared a national security threat.