FTC: Mobile App Disclosures Should be Simple, Easy to Read

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By: Diane Bartz | Reuters

The agency also reiterated that app developers should limit the information collected, store it carefully and dispose of it when it is no longer needed. By law, developers need parental permission to collect information on children, the FTC said.

The commission, which enforces laws requiring advertising to be truthful and fair, warned in a short video that key disclosures about privacy and other matters should not be buried in long, hard-to-read legal documents.

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