Dean Triolo Design Blog 5-28-19

Privacy Policies are Legally Required

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Privacy laws around the world dictate that if you collect personal information from your website visitors, then you need to have a Privacy Policy posted to your site.

Many third party services used to enhance website performance also require you to have a Privacy Policy.

What is a Privacy Policy?

A Privacy Policy is a legal agreement that explains what kinds of personal information you gather from website visitors, how you use this information, and how you keep it safe.

Examples of personal information might include:

    • Names
    • Dates of birth
    • Email addresses
    • Billing and shipping addresses
    • Phone numbers
    • Bank details
    • Social security numbers

    A Privacy Policy generally covers:

    • The types of information collected by the website or app
    • The purpose for collecting the data
    • Data storage, security and access
    • Details of data transfers
    • Affiliated websites or organizations
    • Use of cookies

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