China News Service Haikou, October 27th (Fu Yuqun) Hainan Internet Information Office issued a notice on the 27th that the office recently conducted technical inspections on apps in Hainan Province that have a large number of users, are closely related to the lives of the people, or have a relatively concentrated report of netizens. It was discovered that seven apps including "Minshengbao" and "Quick Doctor" all have different levels of illegal collection and use of personal information.
At present, the office has concentrated on reporting to the public and ordered relevant enterprises to make rectification within a time limit.
According to reports, the seven apps that collect and use personal information in violation of laws and regulations reported this time are "Minshengbao", "Quick Ask a Doctor", "Happy Landlord", "Liuyuegou", "Jukandian" and "Kaidi.com". "Master Xuanming Mobile Phone" and so on.
The problems of no privacy policies, frequent unnecessary claims, and excessive collection and use of personal information in the above-mentioned various apps have seriously harmed the legitimate rights and interests of netizens and undermined the development environment of mobile Internet. The Hainan Internet Information Office has concentrated on reporting to the society and ordering relevant companies Rectification within a time limit.
Since July 30, 2021, the Hainan Provincial Internet Information Office, in conjunction with the Provincial Public Security Department, the Provincial Market Supervision Administration, the Provincial Communications Administration, and the Hainan Sub-center of the National Computer Network Security Center, organized the "Hainan Province App illegal collection and use of individuals Information Special Governance Work".
Previously, the office had notified 7 apps that illegally collect and use personal information and urged companies involved in illegal apps to implement rectification.
Wang Yingcheng, deputy director of the Cyberspace Affairs Office of the Hainan Provincial Party Committee, said that the office will strictly supervise and urge companies involved in illegal apps to implement rectification, and continue to maintain a long-term and effective investigation of the illegal collection and use of personal information by apps. Apps in the fields of people’s livelihood, medical care, online games, etc., which reflect strong feedback and concentrated complaints from the masses, carry out in-depth inspections, deal with them in accordance with laws and regulations, and severely punish those operating entities that fail to implement rectification as required.