Now the company is obliged to store messages for six months and provide the secret services with the keys to decrypt them.
On May 31, Roskomnadzor added a Tinder online dating service to the register of distributors of information. Information about this was published on the regulator’s website, Roskomsvoboda drew attention to this .
According to the Law “On Information, Information Technologies and Information Protection”, registration in this register obliges the company to keep logs of messages for six months and provide the secret services with keys for decrypting messages.
Tinder declares that it stores information from the profile, access logs, data of third parties (authorization through social networks). The company also occasionally records conversations with the customer support center.
The company declares that it will disclose personal information, if necessary, in order to:
a) execute court decisions, such as a court order, subpoena or search warrant, government / law enforcement investigation or other legal requirements;
b) assist in the prevention or detection of crime (in each case, according to the current legislation); or c) to protect the security of the user.Tinder publication
On June 28, 2017, Roskomnadzor entered the Telegram messenger into the register of distributors of information. This list also contains VKontakte, Odnoklassniki, the Dvach imageboard, the RuTube video service, the LiveInternet blog platform and others.