How to Opt Out of Your Data on ChatGPT?

ChatGPT is the new hotness on the Internet. This AI tool can answer almost any question. Convenience comes with the fear that ChatGPT will store your data. Therefore, it is recommended to opt out of ChatGPT data collection when using ChatGPT.

Does ChatGPT store your data?

Someone asked this question to ChatGPT, and its answer was no. But ChatGPT’s privacy policy mentions that ChatGPT “may” store your data to improve AI bots. ChatGPT also states that your data may be censored. Therefore, it is wise to keep your personal information, questions asked and other confidential information private from ChatGPT. After all, who knows if sharing your bank password with an AI bot will result in your money being withdrawn by someone else.

There are no privacy or security concerns involved in using ChatGPT to write poems, solve math problems, and more. However, you need to exercise caution if you use ChatGPT to rewrite confidential information or corporate data/communications. Many companies have banned the use of artificial intelligence in the workplace. For example, investment firms such as JPMorgan Chase fear that sensitive financial data will find its way onto the platform and be shared with criminals. Amazon is another major company that has warned its employees not to share company codes and other confidential information on ChatGPT.

How to Opt Out of Your Data Collection on ChatGPT?

1 Go to this OpenAI Data Opt-Out Request.
2 Enter the email address associated with the account.
3 Enter an Organization ID.
4 Enter the organization name you found in ChatGPT settings.
5 To resolve the Captcha, the data opt-out form will be submitted to OpenAI. A copy of the form will also be mailed to your user account with ChatGPT.

Remember that requests are submitted through Google Forms and you should not include any passwords or other sensitive data. For more information on OpenAI’s ChatGPT service, be sure to read their Privacy Policy and ChatGPT Terms of Use.

Also, while these AI bots are new, still be mindful of online safety. Never enter your personally identifiable data into the ChatGPT platform. Because you never know what someone will ask ChatGPT, if it will spit out your personal information.

Delete Your ChatGPT Account

In addition to opting out of data on ChatGPT, it is also possible to delete your account and all data.
Follow the steps below to delete your ChatGPT account:

1 Visit website and log into your account.
2 Click on the Help menu item in the upper right corner.

3 Select the Send us a message option.

4 Under “What brought you here today?” select Account deletion and follow the on-screen instructions.

When an account is deleted, OpenAI will send a confirmation email. Note that it may take up to four weeks for removal to complete.

Stay Safe Online When Using AI

ChatGPT can quickly generate content in almost any style or format. It builds the system with data collected from the internet and your requirements. So whether you’re on social media, banking, or using AI, please stay safe.


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