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Nike changes running app after Dutch privacy complaint

Thursday 12 November 2015 | 14:37 CET | News
Nike has been collecting too much personal information from customers without correctly obtaining their permission first, according to the Dutch privacy watchdog CBP. The Nike+ Running app combines GPS information about distance covered with body characteristics such as height and weight to calculate calories and 'Fuel Points' for the Nike rankings. Storage of these details for a longer period constitutes handling of sensitive personal health information, the regulator found. Following the CBP investigation, Nike European Operations Netherlands took a number of measures to correct its

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: CBP
Countries: Netherlands
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