- March 24, 2016
- Posted by: Seth Heyman
- Categories: Business Law, Internet Law
What Rules Apply to Operators of Mobile Apps that Use Geolocation Tracking Software?
Geolocation services are increasingly becoming a key feature of mobile apps, but few app developers and operators are familiar with the statutes, rules, and regulations that apply to their use. If you’re developing or operating a mobile app, this article provides a brief summary of these rules.
Security. Mobile app operators that collect geolocation information must employ reasonable security protocols sufficient to protect such end-user information from unauthorized access, alteration, destruction, use or disclosure.
Given the sensitive nature of the privacy concerns associated with tracking end-users’ locations, your should speak with an experienced attorney to ensure that your use of geolocation software is compliant in all respects.
You are welcome to contact the Business Law Center for more information.