Twenty-three privacy authorities worldwide, including several members of the Global Privacy Enforcement Network, issued a joint open letter to seven app marketplace operators, urging them to improve access to privacy information on mobile apps for users. Specifically, the letter addresses providing users with privacy practice information, informing users about the collection and use of data, and implementing protections to ensure privacy practice transparency.
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Widely known as California’s "Eraser Button" law, SB 568 recently cleared the governor’s desk and has been signed into law. The new law, which takes effect on January 1, 2015, adds two key privacy-related requirements for operators of websites, online services, and mobile apps directed toward minors. Find out whether it will apply to your business