Notice concerning Strengthening the Management of Mobile Smart Terminals’ Network Access

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MIIT DG No. (2013)120

All relevant work units:

In order to safeguard users’ personal information security and lawful rights and interests, guarantee cyber and information security, and stimulate the healthy development of the sector, on the basis of the “National People’s Congress Standing Committee Decision concerning Strengthening Online Information Security” and the “Telecommunications Regulations of the People’s Republic of China”, and according to the relevant provisions of the “Telecommunications Equipment Network Access Rules”, hereby, the demands concerning strengthening the management of mobile smart terminals’ network access are clarified as follows:

I, Mobile smart terminals as mentioned in this Notice refers to mobile telecommunications terminal products that access public mobile telecommunications networks, have an operating system, and allows users to install application software autonomously.

II, Mobile smart terminals for which an application to access the network is made, shall conform to the basic requirements of telecommunication sector standards concerning mobile smart terminal security, when monitoring bodies monitor network access, monitor shall be conducted according to relevant standards.

III, When production enterprises apply for mobile smart terminal network access, they shall provide a version of the operating system and the basic installation information of pre-installed application software with the application materials.

IV, Production enterprises may not preinstall application software having the following characteristics on mobile smart terminals:

(1) software that collects or alters users’ personal information without authorization, and without indicating this to the user and obtaining the user’s agreement;

(2) software that uses the terminal’s telecommunications function without authorization, resulting in flow consumption, expenses and losses, leaks of information and other such harmful consequences, without indicating this to the user and obtaining the user’s agreement;

(3) software that influences the regular functioning of the mobile telecommunications terminal or the safe operation of telecommunications networks;

(4) software containing information content that the “Telecommunications Regulations of the People’s Republic of China” prohibits the publication and dissemination of;

(5) other software that harms the security of users’ personal information and lawful rights and interests, as well as harms cyber and information security.

V, Where new preinstalled application software is added to mobile smart terminals for which network access permission ahs been granted, or where an operation system upgrade changes matters involving the terminal’s basic security demands for network access monitoring, the production enterprise shall file the matter with the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

VI, Production enterprises shall carry the network access permission symbol examination URL provided by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in a clear location on products for which network access permission has been obtained or its packaging.

VII, This Notice takes effect on 1 November 2013

Ministry of Industry and Information Technology

11 April 2013

工业和信息化部关于加强
移动智能终端进网管理的通知
工信部电管〔2013〕120号

各相关单位:
为维护用户个人信息安全和合法权益,保障网络与信息安全,促进行业健康发展,根据《全国人民代表大会常务委员会关于加强网络信息保护的决定》、《中华人民共和国电信条例》,依据《电信设备进网管理办法》有关规定,现将加强移动智能终端进网管理有关要求进一步明确如下:
一、本通知所称移动智能终端是指接入公众移动通信网络、具有操作系统、可由用户自行安装应用软件的移动通信终端产品。
二、申请进网许可的移动智能终端应当符合通信行业标准有关移动智能终端安全的基本要求,检测机构在进网检测时应当依据相关标准进行检测。
三、生产企业申请移动智能终端进网许可时,应当在申请材料中提供操作系统版本、预置应用软件基本配置信息。
四、生产企业不得在移动智能终端中预置具有以下性质的应用软件:
(一)未向用户明示并经用户同意,擅自收集、修改用户个人信息的;
(二)未向用户明示并经用户同意,擅自调用终端通信功能,造成流量消耗、费用损失、信息泄露等不良后果的;
(三)影响移动智能终端正常功能或通信网络安全运行的;
(四)含有《中华人民共和国电信条例》禁止发布、传播的信息内容的;
(五)其他侵害用户个人信息安全和合法权益以及危害网络与信息安全的。
五、获得进网许可的移动智能终端新增预置应用软件,或者操作系统升级发生的变化涉及进网检测中终端基本安全要求项目的,生产企业应当向工业和信息化部报备。
六、生产企业应当在其获得进网许可的产品或其包装显著位置标注工业和信息化部规定的进网许可标志查验网址。
七、本通知自2013年11月1日起执行。
工业和信息化部
2013年4月11日

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