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The Amazon locker network, a shared network of locker locations in cities and towns around the country, was designed to keep track of how much money people are making and what they are spending, and is supposed to help companies with their payroll and other financial reporting.
The company recently began using the data to track its performance and provide feedback on how it’s performing.
But there are concerns that some cities are using the information to track private citizens and other people without their knowledge.
In an email, the company explained that the information was collected in a “secure and anonymized manner” and that no data was shared with third parties.
“We do not have any way of tracking or storing any personal information about you other than the data you provided,” the email said.
“It is completely up to you to exercise your right to not be tracked.
You have the option to unsubscribe at any time.”
The company did not immediately respond to Ars’ request for comment.
We asked Amazon why it decided to collect the data at all and, if so, how.
The email said the data is collected by Amazon and used to improve its performance in areas such as employee tracking, billing, employee benefits, billing alerts, customer reviews, and customer service.
Amazon said it “uses your location to help us understand how you use the platform to connect with and support our customers, and to better serve our customers and partners.”
Ars reached out to Amazon for comment, but did not hear back at the time of publication.
Ars’ source who spoke to Ars said Amazon was not aware that people were using the lockers.
“They don’t even know what people are doing in the locker,” the source said.
When Amazon began collecting the data, the source added, the “company was doing it to improve their tracking, so they could see who is doing what.”
Ars has also reached out for comment from Amazon on whether or not it is collecting private information from its users.
Amazon did not respond to a request for further comment.