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Google play Violation of Advertising ID

Discussion in 'Android' started by mistergreen2016, Sep 19, 2018.

  1. JeffDUnity3D

    JeffDUnity3D

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    You could use the Data Privacy Plugin https://docs.unity3d.com/Manual/UnityAnalyticsDataPrivacy.html
     
  2. Sylker

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    I got rid of all Unity Services libraries and packages but still had my app refused by Google. Their email after my appeal states as follow:

    I tried to find out what's trying to get Android Device ID and Ads ID (I never used Ads...) with no success. My solution for now is change the target audience not to include children under 13. My app was designed for children thus I'm not collecting any data at all but somehow Unity does and I have zero control over this. I hope someday I can retarget my app back to children, for now I'm just too tired to try others solutions.
     
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  3. mistergreen2016

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    You guys can try to gradle build and to see and strip out the Ads framework in Android Studio?
     
  4. JeffDUnity3D

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    We are working on a solution
     
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  5. Sylker

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    Thanks for the feedback, Jeff. I really appreciate it. :)
     
  6. EmilieCollard191

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    Hello is there some kind of bug tracker? Or do you have some kind of timeline? We can't update our app because of this.

    Thanks
     
  7. MartinFoxAndSheep

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    Our apps are also affected by the issue.

    We are offering apps for children that include IAPs using the Unity IAP plugin.

    We are currently unable to update them due to "violating the Google Play Developer Program Policies".

    In particular:

    "For example, we detected that your app collects the following personal and sensitive information:
    * Advertising ID
    * Android Device ID"

    A timely solution would be highly appreciated. And if there is a bug tracker for this I would gladly give out all my bug credits :)

    UPDATE

    It seem the issue got fixed. See this thread for details:

    https://forum.unity.com/threads/goo...rmation-rejecting-my-app.885223/#post-5966699
     
    Last edited: Jun 15, 2020
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