A few of these laws include:
CalOPPA (1) in the US
Privacy Act of 1988 (2) in Australia
Data Protection Act (3) in the UK
PIPEDA (4) in Canada
PDPA (5) in Singapore and Malaysia
(1) Link to https://termsfeed.com/blog/caloppa/
(2) Link to https://termsfeed.com/blog/australia-privacy-act-1988/
(3) Link to https://termsfeed.com/blog/uk-dpa/
(4) Link to https://termsfeed.com/blog/pipeda/
(5) Link to https://termsfeed.com/blog/privacy-laws-southeast-asia/
If your app collects personal information,
Apple’s App Store Review Guidelines (6)
(6) Link to https://developer.apple.com/app-store/review/guidelines/
The iOS Developer Program License document
The Google Play Developer Distribution
Agreement (7) requires a legally adequate
You agree that if you use the Store to distribute Products, you will protect
the privacy and legal rights of users. If the users provide you with, or
your Product accesses or uses, user names, passwords, or other login
information or personal information, you must make the users aware
that the information will be available to your Product, and you must
provide a legally adequate privacy notice and protection for those users.
(7) Link to https://play.google.com/about/developer-distribution-agreement.html
The easiest way to meet this requirement
Windows Phone Store Policies requires a
and in your app.
If your app accesses, collects or transmits personal information, or if otherwise
the personal information accessed, collected or transmitted by your app and
how that information is used, stored, secured and disclosed, and describe the
controls that users have over the use and sharing of their information, how
they may access their information, and it must comply with applicable laws
Other third party services commonly used by
(8) Link to https://termsfeed.com/privacy-policy/generator/
to add it to your app’s app store listing.
Here’s a step-by-step for each of the most
popular app stores.
1. Open iTunes Connect
2. Go to App Details
3. From the Versions tab, select the version
of your app which as the Ready for Sale status
5. Click Save
1. Log in to your Google Play Developer Console.
2. Select the application
3. Click Store Listing
5. Enter the URL where you host the policy.
You must host the policy on your website.
6. Click Save
1. Log in to the Windows Phone Dev Center
2. Click Submit App
3. Click Review and Submit
the agreement hosted on your website. The full
URL length must be less than 2048 characters.
Do not include the URL in the description area of your
app. Links in the description area aren’t clickable.
will keep you compliant with laws, as well
as with requirements from app stores
where you list your app.