In a recent investigation, journalist James Cook from Business Insider did just that, emailing popular tech companies like Tinder and Uber to ask them to reveal what information they held on him.
In an email to Tinder, Cook asked the company to reveal what it knew, including proof of the information, reasoning as to why it has been held and whether or not any other organisation or person had access to the data.
A month later, the dating giant responded with a 398 page document, containing every piece of information Cook had ever given to the site.
This included his name, age, school, his last known location and every message he had ever received and sent on the app.
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