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Samsung’s privacy policy for its voice-recognizing smart televisions warns users not to discuss sensitive information around their devices because it could be transmitted to a third party.

“Please be aware that if your spoken words include personal or other sensitive information, that information will be among the data captured and transmitted to a third party through your use of Voice Recognition,” the company’s privacy policy said.

A Samsung spokesperson told ABC News the company “takes consumer privacy very seriously.”

“Samsung does not retain voice data or sell it to third parties,” the spokesperson said. “If a consumer consents and uses the voice recognition feature, voice data is provided to a third party during a requested voice command search. At that time, the voice data is sent to a server, which searches for the requested content then returns the desired content to (cont’d)

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