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      Latest reply on Mar 28, 2020 9:49 PM by PBK
      juan luis Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

        Please help to understand how to answer "Export Compliance" questions. What people usually answer when submitting apps that using CommonCrypto and CloudKit


        1-) Have you added or made changes to encryption features since your last submission of this app?

        Export laws require that products containing encryption must be properly authorized for export. Failure to comply could result in severe penalties. Learn more about export requirements.

        YES or NO

        2-) Is your app designed to use cryptography or does it contain or incorporate cryptography? (Select Yes even if your app is only utilizing the encryption available in iOS or OS X.)

        YES or NO

        if question 2 YES

        Does your app qualify for any of the exemptions provided in Category 5, Part 2 of the U.S. Export Administration Regulations?

        Make sure that your app meets the criteria of the exemption listed here. You are responsible for the proper classification of your product. Incorrectly classifying your app may lead to you being in violation of U.S. export laws and could make you subject to penalties, including your app being removed from the App Store. Read the FAQ thoroughly before answering the questions.

        You can select Yes for question #2 if the encryption of your app is:

        (a) Specially designed for medical end-use

        (b) Limited to intellectual property and copyright protection

        (c) Limited to authentication, digital signature, or the decryption of data or files

        (d) Specially designed and limited for banking use or "money transactions"; or

        (e) Limited to "fixed" data compression or coding techniques

        You can also select Yes if your app meets the descriptions provided in Note 4 for Category 5, Part 2 of the U.S. Export Administration Regulations.

        For additional guidance on exemptions, see the FAQ.

        YES or NO