Legally, Google has itself covered. Although the terms of service for Google Play say nothing about sharing information with app makers, it’s actually Google Wallet, the company’s Paypal-like online payment platform, that handles the transaction. And just like Paypal, Google Wallet shares buyer information with the merchant, as noted in its privacy policy.
When asked to respond, Google sent over the following statement: “Google Wallet shares the information needed to process transactions, and this is clearly stated in the Google Wallet Privacy Notice.”


If you buy Android apps from the Google Play Store, you may be surprised to know that the developers of those apps get access to your name, e-mail address and zip code.

This isn’t a new policy, and apparently it’s by design. But it was news to me, and given that Google doesn’t clearly tell users about it, I imagine a lot of people don’t know about the policy.

The issue was brought up in a blog post by Dan Nolan, a developer based in Australia, before it was picked up by and others:

With the information I have available to me through the checkout portal I could track down and harass users who left negative reviews or refunded the app purchase. …

This is a massive oversight by Google. Under no circumstances should I be able to get the information of the people who are buying my…

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