If you’re a Verizon customer and you DON’T want them gathering data on your browsing history, app activity, location and more, you should change your Verizon privacy settings ASAP.
Verizon recently launched their new Custom Experience Programs which gather information on their users. Verizon says they do this to personalize the experience and “tailor Verizon content to your interests.” The information collected can include:
If you’re a Verizon consumer or small business customer, there’s a good chance you’re already sharing all of this information with them (unless you’ve manually opted out). It appears that the privacy preferences are automatically set to share information by default. According to the Verizon Custom Experience programs FAQs, “You will be part of the Custom Experience program unless you opt out.”
To opt out of the Verizon Custom Experience Programs: