(Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced Feb.
9 that his office has reached settlements with mobile application developers AB Mobile Apps LLC and Bizness Apps LLC for alleged
failures to disclose data collection practices in privacy policies.
properly disclose how a company collects information from consumers and how it
trade practice, violating New York Executive Law § 63(12) and New York General
Business Law § 349.
“New Yorkers have a right to know if a company collects and
uses their personal information,” Schneiderman said. “In an age where data itself has become a commodity, companies must post
privacy policies in a way that clearly and conspicuously discloses their data
the claims, both companies agreed to better disclose the terms of their
procedures related to consumer information in their privacy policies.
the case for New York was Bureau of Internet and Technology deputy bureau chief
Clark Russell, under the supervision of bureau chief Kathleen McGee.