(TechSpot) As we have previously reported, as of May 8, iOS 14 users have said “no” to apps asking permission to collect their data 96 percent of the time. It’s not that surprising, considering users have never before had more control over their personal information on any platform.
On Thursday, app intelligence firm 42matters revealed stats on Apple’s App Store policies and its transparency framework. The company has APIs and other tools it uses to query specific data from the App Store. Some are pretty telling.
Apple has four general categories for its app privacy labels—Data Used to Track You, Data Linked to You, Data Not Linked to You, and Data Not Collected. Data can fall into more than one category.