How to download a copy of the data that Apple knows about you

Apple stores much less information about their customers than Google, Facebook or Instagram. You can verify this by querying the data archive about the actions available to the company. How to do it — in the material AppleInsider.ru.

Among other actions, the Apple tracks your interactions with the App Store and iTunes. The backup company will provide to you upon request, contains a complete list of apps, songs, movies and books you have downloaded on your device.

In addition — and this is quite logical — in Cupertino know what brand products you used, including their serial numbers, and data about visits to service centers with a description of the reasons for the appeal and even the serial number used for repair parts.

  • To fill out an application to receive the data archive, open the official website of the company apple.com/ru, then scroll down the main page to the bottom;

  • Enter the section “Legal information” “terms and conditions” “privacy Policy”;

  • Now scroll down to “Access personal information” and follow the link from the last sentence of the paragraph;

  • In the opened form select the topic “Privacy”, and then fill in the requested personal information. The text of the letter write something like “I’d like to get a copy of the data archive about me, which are available on Apple”. To fill you in Russian.

To confirm your identity, the company may request the serial number of one of your devices. As a rule, the letter from the archive of personal data comes within a week after treatment. It is longer than Instagram, which provides information in up to two days.

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