…One example is Nest, an Internet-connected thermostat company that enables people to control their home energy use via their mobile devices.Acquired by Google for $3.2 billion last year, Nest has different online privacy pages with seemingly conflicting statements.
One page, in colloquial English, says that the company values trust: “It’s why we work hard to protect your data. And why your info is not for sale. To anyone.”
In an email, Alexandra Zoz Cuccias, a Nest spokeswoman, said the two statements were “not contradictory.”