cweditor writes: The more you use Google — search engine, Maps, Docs, GMail — the more information about you is stored on the company's servers. For example, if you conduct searches while logged into a Google account, its servers are storing all of your queries. What can you do about it? Some steps are common sense: Don't use GMail for any sort of sensitive messages. Here are a few additional tips on maintaining some control over your privacy while using Google, such as how to remove items in your Web history or turn off Google's Web history altogether.