Modern automobiles collect copious amounts of data ranging from driving habits to the weight of its occupants but this leaves the gray area of ownership and how the data is used.

In addition, vehicles also track how much weight we gain, how many children we have and even financial information. The consulting firm McKinsey estimates modern vehicles collect as much as 25 gigabytes of data per hour with much of that data not involving performance and maintenance.

To make matters worse, drivers often sign away their rights to this information in the small print buried in ownership and lease agreements.

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