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That information is aimed at informing potential sexual partners, the company says.
Grindr helped pioneer a fast and location-specific approach to dating that lets users quickly vet prospective partners who are nearby.
The report comes at a time of heightened anxiety about digital privacy because of the data misappropriation scandal involving Cambridge Analytica, a political consulting firm that received unauthorized data from millions of Facebook users through an outside app developer.
Grindr’s vendors, Apptimize and Localytics, are fed user data that includes HIV statuses, GPS data, phone numbers and e-mail addresses that, when combined, could expose someone’s private health information, researchers told Buzz Feed.
Since its launch in 2009, Grindr has expanded from a hookup app to a broader digital platform advocating for LGBTQ issues.
Grindr sold a majority stake of its company last year to Kunlun Group Limited, a Chinese gaming company.
For more information on consular processing, visit DOS’ website. Where can I find information about the HHS rule regarding HIV, and the Technical Instructions for the Medical Examination of Aliens? For more information about the new rule, or to view the rule in its entirety, please visit the CDC's website.
The West Hollywood company’s policy change came after a Buzz Feed report Monday that said personal data was being passed to two outside vendors hired by Grindr to test the performance of its app.He passed that information to Cambridge Analytica despite rules from Facebook that prohibit sharing data with third parties.Localytics said it does not share Grindr user information with third parties.“We do not share, or disclose, our customers’ data,” Bryan Dunn, vice president of product for Localytics, said in a statement Monday.These questions and answers only provide information about the change in law made by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that removed HIV infection from the list of communicable diseases of public health significance. Because you were inadmissible at the time you filed the waiver application, your waiver was correctly filed. 4, 2010, USCIS will administratively close any waiver application pending, because that individual is no longer inadmissible to the United States. S Department of State (DOS) regulates panel physicians. 15, 2009, due to failure to file a waiver for HIV infection. 4, 2010, testing for HIV infection is not required as part of the U. If you want to look at the Technical Instructions for the Medical Examination of Aliens, either for the panel physicians abroad, or the civil surgeons in the United States, please visit CDC's website. Where can I find information about the civil surgeon program, the completion of Form I-693, or adjustment of status? If you have any questions about the civil surgeon program, the completion of Form I-693, or the adjustment of status application, please visit USCIS' Web site at or call USCIS’ National Customer Service Center at 1-800-375-5283 (TTY 1-800-767-1833). Can USCIS identify all cases that were being held in abeyance due to inadmissibility based solely on HIV infection and make sure they have now been or are in the process of being adjudicated? USCIS has identified all cases that were being held in abeyance, and all have been or are in the process of being adjudicated.Section 212(a)(1)(A)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (the Act), bars the admission to the United States any foreign national who has been diagnosed with certain specific illnesses. 4, 2010, the civil surgeon, or panel physician should no longer test an individual for HIV during a foreign national’s medical examination. I scheduled for a medical examination prior to Jan.4, 2010 and the HIV screening showed that I am HIV positive. USCIS has advised officers to disregard any diagnosis of HIV infection when determining admissibility on or after Jan. This means that for any final adjudication made on or after Jan. I filed a waiver application because I have HIV infection. 4, 2010, will I receive a refund of my fee for the waiver application? Administrative closure of the waiver application does not justify refunding the fee. HIV screening is still shown on the I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record. USCIS notified civil surgeons through local points of contact, an update on our Web site, and through updates on the CDC Web site. How are panel physicians, who conduct medical examination of foreign nationals planning to enter the United States, notified of this change? For more information about notification of panel physicians, please contact DOS. CDC also provides information to panel physicians on CDC's website. Can I file a motion to reopen or reconsider because a waiver is no longer needed? In general, a motion to reopen or reconsider must be filed within 30 days of the final adjudication. How will the rule change affect my spouse’s immigrant visa application abroad? Any remaining cases will be completed as soon as possible. Will USCIS grant motions to re-open cases that were denied based solely on HIV infection before September 15, 2009? In general, a motion to reopen or reconsider must be filed within 30 days of the final adjudication.