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Oculus Rift isn’t using your personal data for targeted Facebook ads… yet

Oculus Rift

The wording in Oculus Rift’s terms and conditions recently raised some privacy concerns, so Oculus have responded to say they aren’t currently using your personal data for anything nefarious. Phew, right?

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UploadVRreported on these privacy concerns, highlighting a section of the terms and conditions that explains how it will take your data and share it with Facebook, as well as possibly sharing it with other third-parties.

And how will this information be used? Well, there are a bunch of uses stated, including general user improvements, but this particular section stands out:

To market to you. We use the information we collect to send you promotional messages and content and otherwise market to you on and off our Services. We also use this information to measure how users respond to our marketing efforts.”

The VR company has since responded to this find, saying that although they’re owned by Facebook they’re not currently sharing your information.

“Facebook owns Oculus and helps run some Oculus services, such as elements of our infrastructure, but we’re not sharing information with Facebook at this time,” Oculus explained. “We don’t have advertising yet and Facebook is not using Oculus data for advertising.”


Oculus go on to say: “these are things [they] may consider in the future.”