Warning: *privacy not included with this product
Review date: 02/07/2021
HER is a dating app targeted at lesbian, bisexual, and queer people, mostly women. Launched in 2013 and then rebranded in 2015 as HER, this dating app claims to have over four million users. The app works with the swipe left/swipe right dating app format and is free to sign up. Users who choose not to upgrade to premium features can see some profile details like name and picture, but not full profiles. Premium features are required to see full profiles and message users beyond friends and mutual matches.
What could happen if something goes wrong
Can it snoop on me?
What is required to sign up?
Third party account
Users sign-up with either email or third-party (Apple or Google or Facebook).
What data does it collect?
Name (required), birth date (required), gender (optional), sexual identity (optional), pronouns (optional), relationship status (optional), drinking habits (optional), smoking habits (optional), cannabis habit (optional), political views (optional), religion (optional), diet (optional), star sign (optional), family preferences (optional). Does not appear collect data on ethnicity.
How does it use this data?
How can you control your data?
What is the company’s known track record for protecting users’ data?
No known incidents in the last two years
Can this product be used offline?
User friendly privacy information?
Insgesamt ist die Datenschutzrichtlinie deutlich, wenn auch manchmal nicht sehr detailliert. Wie wird zum Beispiel mit sozialen Medien interagiert? Warum werden so viele Informationen aus dem Adressbuch abgefragt und wie werden diese Daten verwendet? Wie lange werden die Daten aufbewahrt?
Links to privacy information
Does this product meet our Minimum Security Standards?
We were unable to determine if they use encryption to protect users' personal information, chats, photos, and more.
Password wasn't requires as login happens either via phone or third-party
They do not appear to be part of bug bounty program
Die Datenschutzrichtlinie von HER beinhaltet keine genauen Informationen in Bezug auf Sicherheit.