Tag Archives: mobile apps

What are our mobile apps actually doing?

By Simon Rice, Group Manager for Technology. How long could people get by without using mobile apps? Maybe as long as a day without checking the weather or bank balance. Probably only a few hours without checking emails. And maybe … Continue reading

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International study looks at phone app privacy

By Steve Eckersley, Head of Enforcement. When we published our data protection guidance for app developers just before Christmas, I was shocked to see that half the people surveyed about apps had decided not to download one due to privacy … Continue reading

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ICO blog: Apps, games and social media: why we’re educating children on the value of their personal information

A report published this week that proposed rules to protect children when using mobile phone gaming apps was welcomed by the ICO. We were particularly pleased to see our contribution to the Office of Fair Trading project reflected in the … Continue reading

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