On November 1, the “Personal Information Protection Law” promulgated in China will come into effect. Apple has issued an open letter to users stating that it is ready for the implementation of the law and that protecting user privacy is Apple’s consistent philosophy. Apple said that protecting user privacy and allowing users to control their personal information is the philosophy that Apple has always adhered to when designing products and services.
Apple is always committed to ensuring that users can understand, obtain, and correct their personal data, restrict the use of personal data, and delete such data.
Mainland Chinese consumers and their authorized agents can access the privacy.apple.com data and privacy page. Even if they do not have an Apple account, they can apply for access and exercise their personal information rights after verifying their identity.
In June of this year, Apple has announced that it will launch a digital heritage plan. In special circumstances such as the unfortunate death of a customer in mainland China, their close relatives have the right to access, correct or delete the personal data of the deceased in accordance with the law. They can exercise this right by logging into Apple’s digital heritage portal.
On October 29, Apple released the results for the fourth fiscal quarter of fiscal 2021. Apple’s total net revenue in the fourth fiscal quarter was US$83.36 billion, an increase of 29% from the US$64.698 billion in the same period of the previous year; net profit was US$20.551 billion. , An increase of 62% compared with the 12.673 billion US dollars in the same period last year.
Apple’s fourth-quarter revenue in Greater China was US$14.563 billion, an increase of 83% compared with the US$7.946 billion in the same period last year.