The only way to completely remove everything from your Amazon account in terms of data is via a formal request which requires you to call Amazon Customer Service. This will remove all voice recordings and transcripts which you can’t access from your App / Browser.
It’s 2019 and in this day and age privacy is very important, especially given everything appears to be recording you.
Alexa Assistant actually does record your voice transcripts and keeps a record of them after you delete them locally.
The transcripts are kept on the Amazon Servers which are not in reach of your local end, so despite removing them from your app, you will need to contact them to remove this.
This is pretty concerning from many parents who find Amazon storing childrens transcripts disturbing without explicit permission.
This isn’t totally uncommon however, as lots of companies store data without you explicitly knowing and do require further chasing.
This is especially similar for Apple who stores ‘anonymous’ Siri Data for two years which can’t directly be tracked to you but is used for their data and market research.
It’s worth noting that Alexa has sent a private family conversation to a random contact which is a huge breach in security, you can read more about this here.
You will need to follow the steps here to get this removed:
To delete your voice recordins via your app, you will need to follow these steps:
Sign into your account, click on “Devices” Find the device in question and click the three “…”‘s and then Delete Voice Recordings.