Online Privacy Shield

Online Privacy Shield

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Do you know how many apps and services have permission to access your private info? What about how often those services access your data?
Protect yourself from unknowingly sharing photos, documents, locations, contacts, emails, or any other sensitive information. Use MyPermissions and take back control of your privacy!

✔ Scan your major online accounts and your phone to see what apps have access to your personal data
✔ 24/7 Protection - get alerts when apps gain access to your private info, and confirm your authorization or revoke permissions immediately

***** WHAT IS MYPERMISSIONS? *****
MyPermissions offers a powerful way to scan, track and control how applications access your personal information online and on your phone. Know what apps you’ve connected to on Facebook, Google, Twitter, Instagram and more are accessing what data - and approve, remove or report them.
- MyPermissions helps protect against privacy invasions across all major online services, including:
• Facebook
• Google+
• Twitter
• Instagram
• LinkedIn
• FourSquare
• Dropbox

MSNBC: "finds and fixes all your privacy settings"
Mashable: "Have 2 Minutes? Check Out Who Has Access to Your Social Media Accounts"
USA Today: "See what programs and services can borrow your keys [...] and think carefully and skeptically to decide if they still deserve that privilege."
Wired: "Finding the permissions pages can be tricky, but the nice folks at MyPermissions made a handy dashboard linking to every one"

***** HOW DOES IT WORK? *****
- Start by scanning your phone. We'll take care of the rest by giving you a report on what apps have permissions to do what kind of activities.
- Then improve your protection by adding online account (social networks) you'd like to scan. We'll check for external connections using your online account to access your personal information, and add them to your report.
- Use the dashboard to get an overview of who's accessing your data on all your monitored services
- Need to enter your credentials? No worries! We don't use, collect, or store ANY of your personal data (we promise!) -- we'll direct you to the account's home website and you'll enter your information into their server
- MyPermissions is free to download and free to use with some limitations. Scan and monitor your phone and your first online service for free, and unlock additional services with a paid subscription.

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Recently changed in this version

version 3.0.4

small bug fixes, reduced server data traffic.

version 3.0.3

Fixed the connectivity issues.
Thank you everyone who reported the problem!

version 3.0.0

NEW! - Find out which information is being accessed on your phone.

NEW INTERFACE! - Manage apps by the type of information being accessed.


Comments and ratings for Online Privacy Shield
  • (67 stars)

    by Ankush Pathania on 09/07/2014

    Fulfill the security concerns

  • (67 stars)

    by Keith Robimson on 08/07/2014

    Keep your Privacy Yours.

  • (67 stars)

    by Jesse Citizen on 04/07/2014

    My Permissions

  • (67 stars)

    by Angel Valenzuela on 03/07/2014

    love this app. let's me know when something up ...:)

  • (67 stars)

    by Erica Ellis on 02/07/2014

    I've utilized "My Permissions" for about 7mo's, or so. In the beginning, I did wonder if this type of app was even necessary. But over time I realized just how necessary it actually is... and it's even better now with these latest updates, too... it'll quickly verify (or revoke!

  • (67 stars)

    by Ian Camp on 01/07/2014

    Won't work without it, UTTER FAIL! An icon to something appeared on my home screen shortly after I installed this app, it appeared to be some form of app that I didn't install, and application manager didn't "see" it so I guess it was an add link . Both removed immediately. Developers need to give us an option to use or not use internet data/cellphone data/wifi. SERIOUSLY

  • (67 stars)

    by Cassidy Moore on 29/06/2014

    It doesn't do the same things it used to like showing all the apps on my Facebook that have access. That's the only thing I wanted this for, not my phone apps. I can't see the Facebook apps anymore!?