Consumers’ ‘Tinder-privacy terms too vague and too broad’




The privacy policies for datingapp Tinder are “too vague” and expressed “too broad.” That concludes the Consumer Association following an examination of the Norwegian Consumer Forbrukerrådet. The flirtation behavior appears to be forwarded.

Tinder must be linked with Facebook and then send all sorts of personal information from the Facebook profile of the user by third parties. The union states it Tinder ‘your email address, profile name, friend, date of birth, gender, employment, sexual preference, photos, videos and find Thumbs Up’ picks from the Facebook profile. Tinder also reserves the right to then send that data to third parties.

The director of the Consumers Combée Bart says that the general conditions of Tinder fact is that the user gives permission to “do everything forever” with the personal information. Combée calls this extra blame because children can be operated from thirteen Tinder and users can not delete their Tinder account. Tinder also may change its privacy policy without informing the user.

privacy tinder ‘Irrevocable and perpetual license ” Source : Consumer

The Federal compares his research Tinder with other dating app Happn where the Federal early February survey did to. This app also scores badly, though that party does not so-called “sub” about the data and informs the user when the change of conditions.

The Consumers’ Association informed the supervisory authority Personal Information on the results of the investigation into Tinder. Also looking for the Federal Tinder how it can address.


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