Tips: How to create a privacy policy for Google Play

in the last article I talk about publishing an app on Google Play Store. One of the requests for publishing is adding a privacy policy on your application, but what is a privacy policy?

“A privacy policy is a statement or legal document (in privacy law) that discloses some or all of the ways a party gathers, uses, discloses, and manages a customer or client’s data.”

To create this document you need two things, a privacy policy generator and your GitHub repositories.

For the privacy policy generator, I give you a link here. Follow the instruction and fill all fields.

when you are finished you will have generated a preview of the document, click on HTML, and copy it to a notepad file that I recommend you rename with the name of the game and modify with the extension HTML.(ex: GameNamePrivacy.html)

Now go on your GitHub profile and create a new repository for your privacy policy and for all the ones you will upload in the future.

Upload your file HTML directly on the GitHub website or clone the repo with the terminal to commit and push your file.

In the settings page select the Pages voice and create your GitHub public page of your repository, choose the master/main branch and the root folders and click on the Save button to create your project domain.

Finally, you need to add the name of the HTML file at the end of your URL to see the specific privacy policy 

Copy and paste the complete URL on the google play console page to update your privacy policy



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