Privacy concerns regarding "Brave Today"

In regards to “Brave Today” I have a privacy concern. Is Brave Today sending personal information about my browsing history to Brave itself?

Furthemore, even if I disable it, would Brave Today still run in the background?

I think you should read their latest news section. Here is the link about Brave today:

I don’t think Brave will ruin its reputation and selling point on a fairly minor feature.