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App Store Privacy “Nutrition Labels” serve to give you an easy heads-up on all the personal data requirements of an app ahead of downloading. 

Every app developer is required to provide these breakdowns as part of the app submission process.

Simply head to any app in the App Store and scroll all the way down to see a list of Data Used to Track You and Data Linked to You.

Of course, some apps need a lot of data to function – it’s fair enough for a running app to ask for health and location data, for example. But if an app is harvesting a lot more information than it really needs, it may be cause to think twice about downloading it.