Is Your Data Safe in Period Tracking Apps?

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Many people use apps to track menstruation and fertility cycles, but privacy experts have been warning about the associated privacy risks if abortion is criminalized. These period tracking apps are often unrestricted by HIPAA, and they could sell or disclose personal data to third parties and law enforcement. Reading privacy policies, choosing the strictest privacy settings, and using apps that involve local data storage on a device may help you protect yourself, but there’s no foolproof way to ensure your data is secure. OptiMine’s CEO Matt Voda weighs in on this topic in Verywell Health. Read the full article, here: