It is aimed at tracing fraudsters.
According to the newspaper The Independent, recently Apple collects data about how you use the device. Company information is available about a number of the made calls and sent emails. This data is used to form a “trust rating” of a specific iPhone or iPad. The company takes into account when trying to make purchase with device, and also to identify the fake accounts and cheat the ratings and app ratings.
Apple notes that the collected information is depersonalized and cannot be used to identify the user. It is stored on the servers of the company for a fixed time and is automatically deleted after use. For advertising and marketing purposes data are not used.
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Source: The Independent