LONDON: Grindr is sharing step-by-step individual data with 1000s of marketing lovers, letting them receive information regarding usersвЂ™ location, age, sex and intimate orientation, a Norwegian customer team stated.
The service вЂ“ described as the worldвЂ™s biggest networking that is social for homosexual, bi, trans, and queer people вЂ“ gave user information to third events involved with advertising and profiling, based on a study because of the Norwegian Consumer Council which was released Tuesday.
Twitter Inc advertising subsidiary MoPub ended up being used being a mediator when it comes to information sharing and passed personal information to 3rd events, the report stated.
вЂњEvery time you start a software like Grindr, ad networks get the GPS location, unit identifiers and also the fact you utilize a gay dating software,вЂќ said Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems.
вЂњThis can be an insane breach of usersвЂ™ EU privacy liberties.вЂќ