On April 26, 2020, iOS/iPadOS/tvOS 14.5 and the enforcement of the AppTrackingTransparency (‘ATT’) go into effect.
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
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 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
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently published two guidance documents to aid organizations in complying with HIPAA.… Continue Reading
As we reported on the Health Law Pulse blog, the HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has unveiled a new resource to provide mobile health developers guidance on complying with applicable Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements. The portal allows developers to submit questions and offer comments on existing OCR guidance regarding how mobile medical applications may be subject to HIPAA. OCR’s intent in offering the portal is to create a “safe space” where developers may submit inquiries on an anonymous basis, without fear of subsequent enforcement action.