TLDR: We created a concise overview of data protection obligations for app developers at

App developers face an overwhelming number of obligations when it comes to data protection. Not only do individual countries have comprehensive data protection regimes, but also the app store providers themselves ipose additional requirements.

Konrad’s MSc thesis in Computer Science, supervised by Max van Kleek, analysed a large range of documents, that app developers must consider for data protection in the European Union. The analysis of these guidelines resulted in a set of concise developer guidelines.

We shared these guidelines at, in the hope that some app developers find them useful. Instead of providing a lengthly legal document, these guidelines represent the personal view of an app developer. They are by no means exhaustive, complete, proven in court, nor replace formal legal advice.