Developers can view users' e-mail addresses, locations and often their full names.
SSL Certificate Authorities claim a 99.995 accuracy rate, despite headline-making Web security breaches in the last two years.
Current and new applications submitted to BlackBerry World will be scanned by Trend Micro's Mobile Application Reputation Service.
The operator of the social networking app will also have to obtain independent privacy assessments every other year for the next 20 years.
...and only one fifth of Android users have a security app installed on their device.