users, Google is thwarting all efforts made by apps from collecting needless data
that isn’t essential for the app to work. Apps that save and broadcast such
personal data that doesn’t need to be collected must clarify to the user why
and what the data is needed for. In addition, the user must give permission to
the developer to collect the information.
to follow Google’s new requirements, or else a warning will pop up to remind
users that an app is trying to collect data from them without permission.
Developers have 60 days to make the requested changes, or else their apps will
appear with a warning.
for your phone ARE allowed to show ads.
personal user data (such as user phone number or email), or device data will be
Additionally, if an app collects and transmits personal data unrelated to the
functionality of the app then, prior to collection and transmission, the app
must prominently highlight how the user data will be used and have the user
provide affirmative consent for such use.” – Google.
of personal data in the Play Store to help prevent identity theft.