Complying with the California Attorney General's Statement on Mobile Apps: Don't Rely on Website Privacy Policies

The California Attorney General recently sent a letter to more than 100 companies notifying them that they are not in compliance with California law, due to the fact that their mobile applications use or collect personal information but don't have privacy policies disclosing their privacy practices. She is giving those companies 30 days to conspicuously post privacy policies within their apps that inform users of what personally identifiable information about them is being collected and what will be done with that private information.

 

Topics:  Data Collection, Delta Airlines, Kamala Harris, Mobile Apps, Online Privacy Protection Act, Personally Identifiable Information, Privacy Policy

Published In: Consumer Protection Updates, Privacy Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

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