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iOS - The App Privacy form in App Store Connect

Starting December 8, 2020, Apple requires you to provide information about your app’s privacy practices, including the practices of third-party partners whose code is integrated into your app.
This information is required in App Store Connect to submit new apps and app updates to the App Store. 

You can access this form in App Store Connect > Your app > General > App Privacy menu. 

Here is what you should declare for your GoodBarber app. 

First of all, to the question "Do you or your third-party partners collect data from this app?", answer YES.

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Data Types

Declare the data that is collected in your app.

WARNING: The data collected may differ from one app to another, as some data depend on the content of the app and the add-ons activated.

 
LOCATION ​
 
- PRECISE LOCATION: YES*.
 
- COARSE LOCATION: YES*.
 
Except if your app is specifically made for children: NO.
When the button App For Kids is on, the location data is deactivated. Therefore, you shouldn't declare it.

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IDENTIFIERS
 
- USER ID: NO*

* Except if the Authentication add -on is enabled: YES.

You can verify whether the Authentication add-on is enabled from the Add-ons > Management menu . 

- DEVICE ID: YES.

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USAGE DATA
 
- PRODUCT INTERACTION: YES.

- ADVERTISING DATA: YES*

* Except if your app is specifically made for children: NO.
When the button App For Kids  is on, the ads are deactivated. Therefore, you shouldn't declare it.


- OTHER USAGE DATA: NO. 

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DIAGNOSTICS
 
- CRASH DATA: NO

- PERFORMANCE DATA: YES.

- OTHER DIAGNOSTIC DATA: YES.

When you get there, click Publish.

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Set up all the data types

At this point, you must set up each data type you previously declared.

1. Click on the area to set up a data type.
 

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2. Select the appropriate option to the data type you're setting up: 

PRECISE LOCATION
- App Functionality

COARSE LOCATION
- App Functionality

USER ID
- App Functionality

DEVICE ID
- Third-Party Advertising*
- Developer’s Advertising or Marketing*
- Analytics
App Functionality

* Except if your app is specifically made for children.
 
PRODUCT INTERACTION
- Analytics
App Functionality

ADVERTISING DATA
- Third-Party Advertising
- Developer’s Advertising or Marketing

PERFORMANCE DATA
- Analytics

OTHER DIAGNOSTIC DATA
App Functionality

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3. Continue the process and answer YES to both questions: 

- Is it linked to the user’s identity? YES

- Do you or your third-party partners use the data for tracking purposes? YES*

* Except if your app is specifically made for children: answer NO about tracking.
 


4. Repeat step 1 to 3 for each data type.

5. Click the Publish button in the upper right corner of the page.
When asked "Publish Your Privacy Responses?" click Publish again to confirm.

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You are now done with this part of the submission process.