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Android My apps has been removed from Google Play (Solved)

Discussion in 'Game Design, Development And Publishing' started by issam, Sep 20, 2018.

  1. issam

    issam Member

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    Hello,
    Yesterday Google Play stop about 4 of my apps because of privacy policy as I think!
    The bold type in there email was as following:
    Issue: Violation of Usage of Android Advertising ID policy and section 4.8 of the Developer Distribution Agreement
    here is the email:
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    Any tips to solve that please?

    Update:
    The problem fixed by next steps:
    1- Make a free external link by using https://sites.google.com then I put the privacy policy as folowing:
    https://sites.google.com/view/alkarradatech/home
    you can use the same but change my company name to yours (about 20 places)

    2- Use the same link on the removed application and upload it again to play store.
    3- Put that link in the field Privacy Policy in store listing of the application on play store developer account.
    4- Resubmit the app.

    Thanks
     
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2018
  2. IndianaBones

    IndianaBones Member

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    This is not a problem with game maker. You need to follow the instructions in the email you received.

    Its basically saying you are using ads with your app, so you need to provide a privacy policy.
     
  3. SnortySnoopy

    SnortySnoopy Member

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    The solutions are already explicitly mentioned in the email. Either you submit a privacy policy for each of those removed apps when you request for re-review, or you remove those permission requests from those removed apps if you don't want to submit a privacy policy. If you feel the removal was an error, reach out to the Google Policy Team, either by email or live chat.
     
  4. issam

    issam Member

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    Thanks to every one, Yes You are right I make privacy policy external link and I am going to put it in play store and my apps.
    By the way My applications did not require any permissions only the admob ads.
    Thanks again.
     
  5. RizbIT

    RizbIT Member

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    Do they operate on the 3 strikes rule?

    As your app was removed does that mean that you get 1 out of 3 strikes. Or is it that they just remove the app until you fix the issue?
     

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