Google will require its app developers share information about what data their apps collect and for what purpose.
The new requirement is part of ongoing changes to help increase safety, security, and transparency for apps on the Play Store.
Dutch DPA imposed a €725,000 fine on TikTok for violating the privacy of young children namely for the company’s alleged lack of transparency.
BEUC filed complaints with the European Commission and the European network of consumer authorities, saying WhatsApp was unfairly pressuring users.
In a new statement, the company has clarified that it won’t restrict any functionality, even if you don’t accept the policy for now.
Beginning in the second quarter of 2022, developers submitting new apps and app updates to the Google Play store will be required to disclose certain information regarding their apps’ data collection, use, sharing and security practices.