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Sebastian Zimmeck
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Does your app need a privacy policy?

Generate it directly from your app’s code and earn a $5 Amazon gift card.

We are computer science researchers at Wesleyan University. We developed PrivacyFlash Pro, an automatic generator that produces a privacy policy for your iOS app written in Swift. PrivacyFlash Pro is available on GitHub. We are excited to hear what you think!

If you are an iOS developer, you may also be eligible to participate in our usability study and earn a $5 Amazon gift card. Learn more at our study site.

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Generate a privacy policy for your iOS app

PrivacyFlash Pro

PrivacyFlash Pro analyzes the code of iOS Swift projects to generate a privacy policy. The goals of PrivacyFlash Pro are:

  • Assisting app developers in understanding the privacy practices used by their apps and third party libraries
  • Creating a privacy policy covering those practices to notify users and help developers achieving privacy compliance
  • Establishing standardized privacy policies in the iOS app ecosystem

PrivacyFlash Pro covers provisions of the following laws:

  • California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
  • California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)
  • Children's Online Privacy Protection (COPPA)
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

PrivacyFlash Pro was written by David Baraka (@davebaraka), Rafael Goldstein (@rgoldstein01), Sarah Jin (@sj-in), and Sebastian Zimmeck (@sebastianzimmeck ) as an academic project of the privacy-tech-lab at Wesleyan University. Kuba Alicki (@kalicki1) wrote the unit tests.

Installing and Running PrivacyFlash Pro

You can install and run PrivacyFlash Pro from the packaged release or from the source files.


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