Apple Now Allows Users to Download All the Data Collected by Its Apps, Services
Apple’s privacy management portal just got a couple of new options allowing users to download all the data collected by Cupertino’s services and apps, as well as a tool to quickly deactivate an Apple account to prevent data collection.
Cupertino now makes it possible for logged in users to access collected data management tools via the Data and Privacy page.
The first new option added to the data privacy management panel says allows you to “Download a copy of your data from Apple apps and services. This may include your purchase or app usage history and the data you store with Apple, such as calendars, photos, or documents.”
When clicking the “Get Started” link you will be sent to a new screen where the data to be downloaded will be listed, from app usage and activity information to documents, media, contacts, calendars, and bookmarks.
According to the download screen, the data will first have to be prepared for dow… (read more)