It's important to protect your privacy and security across the apps that you download and use - but in the instance of menstrual tracking apps, your protection can be even more vital. While period tracking tools can share important health information, they also gather a lot of data about you along the way which can be stored or shared without your consent.
In this conversation on data privacy and reproductive health with CR reporter Catherine Roberts. We discussed a recent Consumer Reports evaluation of the top five period-tracker apps with an eye to the data they collect and the promises they make to not share this data with third parties. We also shared information and tips to stay safe across health-focused apps.
Additionally, here are links to the resources shared during the webinar yesterday: