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Groupon Changes Privacy Statement; Preparing for Groupon Now

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According to a recent Tribune report, Groupon is changing its privacy policies to allow it to collect more information as it offers more deals targeted to users based on their locations.

The Chicago-based deal site announced the changes in an email to its 83 million subscribers Sunday, saying that the new policies are part of an effort to provide greater transparency about the way it handles private information about users. The announcements come as the company seeks to go public and on the heels of its launch of Groupon Now, a mobile service that provides instant deals based on a user's location. Read more [Tribune]


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