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Mobile Privacy Principles

February 5, 2016 | | Guidelines | Global

In January 2011, the GSMA published a set of universal Mobile Privacy Principles that describe the way in which mobile consumers’ privacy should be respected and protected when consumers use mobile applications and services that access, collect and use personal … Read more

Mobile Privacy: Consumer research insights and considerations for policymakers

February 21, 2014 | | Research & Reports | Global

The GSMA has been working closely with its members to proactively address key mobile privacy challenges and, as part of this, commissioned this global research study on more than 11,500 mobile users across 8 markets: Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, … Read more

Research into mobile users privacy attitudes: Key findings from Malaysia and Indonesia

August 28, 2013 | | Research & Reports | South Asia

This paper presents key findings from a GSMA consumer research study on mobile users’ privacy attitudes in Malaysia and Indonesia. The research examines user privacy concerns and how they influence their attitudes towards the mobile internet and apps, and the … Read more

Research into mobile users’ privacy attitudes: Key findings from Colombia

April 23, 2013 | | Research & Reports | Latin America & the Caribbean

These documents present the key findings from a GSMA consumer research study on mobile users’ privacy attitudes in Colombia. The research examines user privacy concerns and how they influence their attitudes towards the mobile internet and apps, and the adoption … Read more

Accountability Framework for the Implementation of the GSMA Privacy Design Guidelines for Mobile App Development

January 25, 2013 | | Guidelines | Global

The GSMA and its members have been working on a mobile privacy initiative to address consumer privacy concerns and foster confidence and trust for mobile users. Following on from the GSMA’s Mobile Privacy Principles and Privacy Design Guidelines for Mobile … Read more

Research into mobile users’ privacy attitudes: Key findings from Mexico

November 23, 2012 | | Research & Reports | Latin America & the Caribbean

These documents present the key findings from a GSMA consumer research study on mobile users’ privacy attitudes in Mexico. The research examines user privacy concerns and how they influence their attitudes towards the mobile internet and apps, and the adoption … Read more

Research into mobile users’ privacy attitudes: Key findings from Brazil

November 23, 2012 | | Research & Reports | Latin America & the Caribbean

These documents present the key findings from a GSMA consumer research study on mobile users’ privacy attitudes in Brazil. The research examines user privacy concerns and how they influence their attitudes towards the mobile internet and apps, and the adoption … Read more

Privacy Design Guidelines for Mobile Application Development

February 1, 2012 | | Guidelines | Global

Following a GSMA review of existing mobile operating systems (OS) and application security frameworks, and after discussions with industry players and application developers, it became clear that there is an inconsistent approach to mobile application privacy across different OS and … Read more

Research into user perspectives on mobile privacy: Key findings from UK, Spain and Singapore

September 23, 2011 | | Research & Reports | Global

This document presents the key findings from a GSMA consumer research study on mobile users’ privacy attitudes in UK, Spain and Singapore. The research examines user privacy concerns and how they influence their attitudes towards the mobile internet and apps, … Read more

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