Study says Grindr, OkCupid, and Tinder breach GDPR

Study says Grindr, OkCupid, and Tinder breach GDPR

Posted January 15, 2020
Study says Grindr, OkCupid, and Tinder breach GDPR

  • Dating apps Grindr, OkCupid, and Tinder are allegedly spreading user information like sexual preferences, behavioural data, and precise location to advertising companies in ways that may violate privacy laws, according to a study conducted by the Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC).
  • The study found that Grindr was among the apps with the most glaring privacy issues as it failed to do the following: Share clear information regarding the way it shares data with non-service provider third parties; share clear information about how user data is used for targeted ads; and provide in-app options to reduce data sharing with third parties.

    ZDNet – Campbell Kwan | January 15, 2020