App Developers Beware! California Wants Your Cash
Law enforcement seems to have discovered a way to fine the Internet. If you are an app developer, it is time to get equally serious about legal compliance. The California Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003 will finally be enforced by the California Attorney General’s Office. Any app developers caught in the law enforcement privacy protection net are subject to potential fines of $2,500 per download.
- The types of information gathered
- The ways information may be shared with other parties
- The process whereby a user can review and modify their personal information.
- Finally, the policy must also state the effective date and describe any subsequent changes since the effective date.
David J. Shaw is a Shareholder with Kirton McConkie and devotes his practice to e-commerce and technology matters. If you have any questions, or need help developing your own privacy policies, he can be reached at (801) 328-3600 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.