The growth of the mobile application (app) industry is on the ascendancy. Using smartphones has increased and serves as a major driver of innovations. Companies have leveraged the capability of the smartphone to lower costs at various levels. Unfortunately, certain elements in society have taken undue advantage of the growth
The concept of privacy varies widely among countries, cultures and jurisdictions. It is shaped by public expectations and legal interpretations; as such, a concise definition is elusive if not impossible. Privacy rights or obligations are related to the collection, use, disclosure, storage and destruction of personal data. At the end of the day, privacy is about the accountability of organizations to people about whom they collect data, as well as the transparency to an organization’s practice around personal information.