Google has been working on a new Security section for the Play Store. The company first announced the new section in May and revealed that it will provide users with valuable insight into how apps use their data. A few months later, Google detailed the information it required application developers to disclose in the Security section. He also announced that developers will be able to share the information needed for review in the Google Play Console from October. As promised, Google is now rolling out the Data Security Form in the Google Play Console.
In a recent blog post, Google announced that developers can now submit the required information for the upcoming Security section of Google Play using the new data security form in the Google Play Console. The form has started rolling out to some developers today, and it should reach everyone in the coming weeks. To fill out the form for your app, you can go to the App Content section in your Play Console and find the new “Data Security” section.
Google recommends revisiting these directives before submitting the form to avoid rejection. The company is also urging developers to submit the form early so that users can correctly see the information reflected in the Data Security section when it rolls out in February 2022. If you don’t submit the form on time, Google will prevent you from posting a new application. updates on the Play Store. Application on applications without approved forms will begin in April 2022.
Google notes that submitting the form can take a significant amount of work. To help developers prepare, the company has highlighted the following resources:
For more information, see the Google blog post.