iOS 8 is around the corner (fall release) and with each major release there are implications for the developers as well. With the release of iOS 8 these implications are also to be felt in the realm of privacy.

Apple has in fact put quite some emphasis on privacy in its next OS that Apple engineers have produced some guidelines called User Privacy on iOS and OS X and blog posts started to surface covering the topic.

iOS 7’s main changes were a required privacy policy for apps for children, iOS 8 has more of it:

Now, in addition to apps for children, you’re required to submit a privacy policy along with your app if you

  • Apps that link against HealthKit
  • Apps that link against HomeKit
  • Third party keyboards
  • Kids

Here’s a screenshot from the guidance for iOS 8 and OS X privacy that says it all: important for all apps to have one [privacy policy], required for some app categories.

privacy_policy_ios8

If you want to know more about the topic, why don’t you read how to make a privacy policy for an iOS app.

 

 


Privacy Policy for 2Checkout.comPrivacy policy url in iTunes Connect post iOS 9/for iOS 10Mobile app privacy policy for auto-renewable subscriptions?

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