Truecaller is one of the most popular apps and is among the top priority list of the apps which for the people usually prefer to install as soon as they brought new smartphones.
Truecaller is one in all app as it has many features packed inside it.
- Caller-identification: It is a vital tool for caller-identification and call-blocking, something that is extremely essential in this day and age when spam calls and messages are a scourge.
- Payment App: It is a payments app.
- Messaging App: You can use this to send flash-messages to friends. It can be the default call dialler on your phone. It can be your default messaging inbox.
- Recorder: You can even use it to record phone calls.
- Coming Soon, new Group message feature: It could become your default destination for group messages too, as the focus on becoming a viable messaging platform for users to switch to, becomes clear.
Which is why it is all the more crucial that Truecaller is taking the privacy aspects very seriously.
Truecaller has taken customer privacy as a serious concern:
“We do not sell our users’ names or phone numbers to third parties because it is against our ethics,” Truecaller says
Truecaller take user’s data privacy certain responsibility on their shoulders.
At a time when most of us are wary about what is happening with our data and who is selling our information to third parties, Truecaller is taking pains to reassure users that the company does not sell any user data.
Truecaller also mentioned that they have only trusted partner in the list of advertising partners with whom they work in-app for the advertisement, which keep the app free-to-use for users who may not sign up for the Premium subscription.
Truecaller also has a list of partners along with their individual privacy policies available for access via the app—the list includes Google, Facebook, Twitter and InMobi, among others.
Truecaller confirms that they don’t share any user details at all with any advertising partners, and instead only help the advertisers target users based on their data.
At no point does an advertising partner doesn’t actually get access to the information of any Truecaller user and this is quite rare in these times when user data is sold in the name of advertising by most apps that you use on your smartphone.