- Information that can identify someone, like their username, email address, and name
- Financial and payment information (such as credit cards)
- Device location
- SMS data
- Phone book information such as mobile numbers
- Authentication information
- Access: Disclose how your app accesses your users’ data
- Collection: Talk about what kind of personal or sensitive data your app will collect
- Use: Disclose to your users what the app is going to do with the collected data
- Sharing: Talk about what types of parties, if any, your users’ personal or sensitive information will be shared with
International Law Requirements
Even if you’re located outside of countries with data privacy laws, you may still need to follow their guidelines if there’s a possibility your app will attract users from these countries.
To meet GDPR requirements, you need to inform users about:
- Who or what is processing their information
- Why the personal information is being collected
- Whether the collected information will be disclosed to third parties
- How the user can request to delete information or withdraw their consent
- Identity: Who is collecting the information? List your company’s full legal name and contact details.
- Types of data: What types of personal information — such as names, emails, addresses, and phone numbers — will be collected?
- Reason: Why is this data being collected? Tell your users the exact purpose of data collection.
- Disclosures: Will the data be disclosed to third parties? If so, why? Are there any safeguards to ensure the data won’t fall into the wrong hands?
- User rights: What rights will users have if they want to withdraw their consent or delete their data?
- TikTok: TikTok provides separate privacy policies based on a user’s location.
- The app’s website
- The app’s Google Play Store listing
- Go to play.google.com/apps
- Log in to your Play Store account
- Select your app and go to the “Store Listing” section on the left side