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Google/Android announces privacy requirements

NT Analyzer | Google Announces App Privacy Requirements

Google announced that it will follow industry standards with respect to privacy obligations. All developers with apps on Google Play will be required to disclose the type of data collected and stored and how such data is used by Q2 of 2022. These are in addition to other elements, such as security practices, data deletion upon uninstallation of app, etc.

Violators, according to Google, will be required to fix identified violations; failure to do so could result in policy enforcement.

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Don’t let Apple determine your app’s fate

Apple, in centralizing control over data collected on iOS, is rejecting apps from the App Store, essentially 50,000 apps at a time.

Apple, in centralizing control over data collected on iOS, is rejecting apps from the App Store, essentially 50,000 apps at a time.

For example, the App Store recently rejected updates to an app that used a third party software development kit (“SDK”) from Adjust. As a result of the SDK and according to Apple (as reported by Forbes):

“[Your app]…collects user and device information to create a unique identifier for the user’s device [via fingerprinting] … Per section 3.3.9 of the Apple Developer Program License Agreement, neither you nor your app can use any permanent, device-based identifier … for … Continue Reading

Navigating Virginia’s new privacy law

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Virginia recently enacted its own data protection/privacy law and like its European and Californian predecessors, the technical piece is key.

Like the GDPR and CCPA, the Consumer Data Protection Act (“CDPA”), which goes into effect on January 1, 2023, broadly defines “personal data” as “any information that is linked or reasonably linkable to an identified or identifiable natural person.” The law also requires controllers to conduct a data protection assessment and implement technical data security practices.

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NT Analyzer Webinar: Solving Apple’s new app privacy requirement

Solving Apple's New App Privacy Requirement

Please join us for an NT Analyzer Webinar, Solving Apple’s new app privacy requirement. Head of NRF Digital Analytics and Technology Assessment Platform for the US Steven Roosa and Associate Dan Rosenzweig as they walk through the upcoming Apple requirements, and showcase the NT Analyzer Apple dashboard solution.… Continue Reading

Apple’s New Privacy Requirement: The Impact and the Solution

Solving Apple's New App Privacy Requirement

Apple recently announced that it will require app developers to provide extensive, granular information about their app’s privacy practices on App Store Connect, such as the type of data collected from users as well as the identity of third parties and the specific purpose of the collection. (See https://developer.apple.com/support/app-privacy-on-the-app-store/.)

NT Analyzer is equipped to provide organizations with a digestible and readily available report to meet this requirement. Read more about the requirements and our solution on our NT Analyzer website.… Continue Reading

NT Analyzer Blog Series: Why So Many Cookie Policies Are Broken, Part I – HTML5 LocalStorage

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Cookies Are One Piece of a Larger Puzzle

There has been an odd preoccupation with cookies for some time now—to the exclusion of other forms of browser tracking, some of which are much more flexible and more robust in their data collection capabilities than cookies.  Despite this fact, these other, non-cookie tracking technologies are often not referenced in privacy policies and cookie policies, even though they are used to “store information” and / or “gain access to information stored in the terminal equipment” for purposes of the ePrivacy Directive and will presumably qualify as personal information under the CCPA as … Continue Reading

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