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Mobile App Privacy Practices: The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada Issues Tips For Communicating Privacy Practices to App Users

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David Crane

Mobile App Privacy Practices: The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada Issues Tips For Communicating Privacy Practices to App Users

Communicating privacy practices to users of mobile apps can be challenging, especially given small screen sizes and the difficulty of capturing app user attention.  The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) has acknowledged these challenges and, in September 2014, published Ten Tips for Communicating Privacy Practices to Your App’s Users.

These tips were provided in connection with the findings of the second annual Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) Privacy Sweep, which the OPC participated in along with twenty-five other privacy enforcement authorities from around the world. Read more.

This article was originally posted on the snIP/ITs blog on November 17, 2014.