If any changes are made in the privacy policy and/or terms of service of SE/SO, please send an email to the users (at least a month in advance before the legal agreement comes into effect).

For example (from Quora):

Screenshot of mail sent by Quora

Please set a good precedent :)

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    Terms of Service changes are emailed. Oct 11, 2021 at 19:48
  • @SonictheAnonymousHedgehog I was not an SE user in the past (when the ToS was changed). Can you please share a screenshot of the email which you received? Oct 12, 2021 at 17:02
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    @SonictheAnonymousHedgehog Now that the Terms of Service & Privacy Policy have been changed a bit.. did you receive a mail? I didn't. Jan 18, 2022 at 18:15
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    I'd say the best way to get staff attention to this would be to post an answer to the most recent announcement asking why it wasn't emailed. Most likely the answer is that they deemed the change minor enough to not send an email, but make it clear that you'd like an email for even one-character changes (e.g. the 3.0 to 4.0 license change). Jan 18, 2022 at 18:36
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    @SonictheAnonymousHedgehog Done: meta.stackexchange.com/a/375291 Jan 18, 2022 at 19:24


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