Published: Tue, December 05, 2017
Science | By Cecil Little

Google to issue warnings when apps steal your personal data

Google to issue warnings when apps steal your personal data

Apps that handle user or device data will soon have to provide their own privacy policies. Further, if the apps save information that is not necessary they are needed to explain users how the data is going to be used. This includes putting the complete text of the privacy policy in the app itself.

Once the user has installed the app on their Android device, the app will need to prompt a privacy policy that explicitly mentions what kind of data it procures from the user.

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Google has announced that it has beefed up its efforts to keep Android users safe by expanding the enforcement of its Unwanted Software Policy. Afterwards, website administrators and app publishers will be able to view any data collection strikes. Developers must also be transparent when collecting personal data unrelated to the functionality in the apps they're offering (a weather or battery-saving app that needs access to your phone contacts, for instance). This will apply at all times; for instance, the list of installed apps on your device can not be sent from your device during a crash report without consent. Google's help centre. Advice on making remedial actions will be available inside the facility. If the requirements listed are not met, warnings may be shown on user devices through Google Play Protect or on webpages that lead to these apps. Apart from highlighting the consumption, Datally will also suggest you the ways to bring down that consumption based on your usage and activity.

In order to avoid Google's ban hammer, Android app developers must follow a series of rules regarding user data collection and disclosure.

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On its blog post, Google said, "These requirements apply to apps in Google Play and non-Play app markets". The company says that if app developers refuse to comply, Google will display a warning of its own.

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