Many smartphone apps gather and send lots of sensitive data to various third parties around the internet. However, it’s hard for users to know exactly what apps are sending out what data and why.
The goal of this project is to improve a part of PrivacyGrade.org, a website that analyzes privacy-related behaviors of andriod apps, to offer users a clearer understanding of 'who' collects data, 'what' kinds of user information they are collecting, and 'where' they send the data to. We redesigned and implemented the existing interface and added data visualizations.
Major changes to the original implementation are focused on the front-end side to improve the usability of the web app: