The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:Product Description
Important Note Regarding Permissions
Please note that the Amazon App requires access to the following services to operate properly:
* Camera: The camera is used to scan barcodes and for Flow, a new way to search for multiple items quickly.
* Location: Location permissions are required to support the convenience store delivery service offered by Amazon in France and Japan. Customers in those locations can request delivery to a convenience store near their current location. This service is not available in other countries supported by the Amazon app.
* Account: Account permissions are used for integration with Facebook and other social networks you have connected to your device to allow you to share products with friends and family.
* Phone status & local storage permissions are required to support notifications in China. Data on phone status and local storage is used only in China.
OS Requirements: Requires Android OS 2.3 or higher and a rear-facing camera.
The Amazon App for Tablets is available on Google Play. Search for "Amazon Tablet" to install the app and begin shopping.
|Use accounts on the device||Allows the app to request authentication tokens.||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Create accounts and set passwords||Can use user's account authentication information (like password) or create new accounts||Internal|
|Add or remove accounts||Can manage user's accounts on the phone||Internal|
|Find accounts on the device||Can use user's account information stored on the phone||Internal|
|Precise location (gps and network-based)||Can use user's precise location||Internal|
|Can use user's precise location||It appears this app uses this data for tagging location information when users share their app content to social network sites like Facebook and Twitter|
|Full network access||Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for social networking services|
|Take pictures and videos||Can use camera or flashlight on the phone||Internal|
|Approximate location (network-based)||Can use user's approximate location||It appears this app uses this data for tagging location information when users share their app content to social network sites like Facebook and Twitter|
|Read phone status and identity||It appears this app uses this data to log into social network sites like Facebook|
|Modify or delete the contents of your usb storage||Can write to your phone's USB storage||Not analyzed yet|
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