The statement lists five principles around privacy policies, covering everything from transparency to grievance procedures. The parties have also agreed to meet again in six months to “evaluate privacy in the mobile space.” They also will be looking at the usefulness of education with regarding to mobile privacy.
The second principle is with regards to having developers include links to their privacy policies in their application submission. The third principle asks for a means for users to report non-compliance. The fourth principle requests that the companies have a process for dealing with non-compliance. And the fifth principle has the parties agreeing to continue to work together on this issue.
The statement is a collaborative effort of the signatories and not a legally binding document. However, it is intended to keep these companies focused on being in compliance with California privacy laws.