When you dig further into Oath's policy about what it might do with your words, photos, and attachments, the company clarifies that it's utilizing automated systems that help the company with security, research and providing targeted ads -- and that those automated systems should strip out personally identifying information before letting any humans look at your data. But there are no explicit guarantees on that.
Notably, Google used to scan its Gmail messages for better ad targeting, though it stopped the practice in June of 2017.
We just sent you an email. Please click the link in the email to confirm your subscription!