The fast food giant McDonald’s India, has today announced that “its website and its app do not store or share any financial data and other information of the users.” the statement came from the company a day after when the independent blog (Hackernoon) claimed that McDonald’s India is leaking the personal information of 2.2 million users.
In an statement issued by official spokesperson for McDonald’s India for (West and South) which says “We would like to insure our customers that our website or app do not store or share the sensitive financial data of our customers, such as credit cards details, wallet passwords, and other account information with others.”
Statement from McDonalds India. pic.twitter.com/1tK5D1FACp
— McDonald’s India (@mcdonaldsindia) March 18, 2017
According to Hackernoon “The McDonald’s India app, McDelivery is leaking the personal data of more than 2.2 million of its users which includes customer’s name, phone number, home address, accurate home co-ordinates and social profile links”.
Rejecting this claim, the McDonald’s India franchisee for West and South India operations, Hardcastle Restaurants said that “McDonald’s India website and app has always been safe to use, and we update security measures on regular basis ”
However, it also suggested its users to update McDelivery app on their devices.
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