UK updates code of practice for app store operators and app developers

18/10/2023 | UK Government

The Department for Science,  Innovation and Technology (DSIT) has updated the code of practice for app store operators and developers following a public consultation, which revealed several Operators highlighted barriers to implementation and requested additional clarity around certain provisions. Originally published in December 2022, the updated guidance stresses the requirements for App Store Operators and Developers to adhere to their data protection obligations, particularly those around transparency and data breach reporting.  DSIT has also extended the implementation period by six months to March 2024, during which time it intends to increase engagement. 

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