Mobile Apps Broad Privacy Implications

Mobile Apps Broad Privacy Implications Copyright Douglas Knehr

Click on the above link for a condensed view of my deep research and expertise in Mobile Apps – Broad Privacy Implications covering the following areas:

Mobile App Information Collection
General info collected
Purpose of collection
Info is shared with third parties to
Tracking Technology

Legal Concerns

California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)
California’s Privacy Rights for California Minors in the Digital World act permits
General Claims and causes of action for violations
Children’s Online Privacy and Apps

Best Practices

Truthful advertising.
Clear and conspicuous disclosures
Privacy promises
Data security.
FTC Guidance
FTC Focus
PAyment Guidance
Making a mobile app’s general privacy policies easy to understand and readily available before a user downloads the app.
Making readily available from within an app both:
a short privacy statement highlighting potentially unexpected practices; and
privacy controls that allow users to make, review and change their privacy choices.


Douglas S. Knehr Esq.,MBA, CIPM, CIPP, CISSP (Training)