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California AG settles against Glow, fertility app risked exposing millions of women’s data

Christian Fernsby ▼ | September 23, 2020
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced a landmark settlement against Glow, a company that operates a fertility tracking mobile app that stores personal and medical information.
Attorney General Xavier Becerra
California   Attorney General Xavier Becerra
The settlement, which is subject to court approval, resolves the Attorney General’s investigation of Glow's app for serious privacy and basic security failures that put women’s highly-sensitive personal and medical information at risk.

Topics: California Glow

In addition to a $250,000 civil penalty, the settlement includes injunctive terms that require Glow to comply with state consumer protection and privacy laws, and a first ever injunctive term that requires Glow to consider how privacy or security lapses may uniquely impact women.


 

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