- Types of data collected
- How you use the data
- How you store the data
- Opt-out preferences
- Contact information
You should always be up-to-date on the legal rights of visitors. It is important that they know how their personal data will be used and collected from them, so ensure this information can easily be accessible at all times throughout your website or app’s pages as appropriate based off what type(s) of users you have active at any given moment. Personal data collection should be broad. The only exception would be credit card information if it’s collected when someone makes a purchase on your site, but then that needs to be disclosed in general terms as well because they have an opportunity for knowledge about how you intend to use their personal info before giving consent.
If you are collecting data, it’s important for site visitors to know that their information will be stored and protected. Steps taken by the website owner to ensure privacy should also not only cover what they collect but how this personal info is used in order protect user anonymity too!
In order to protect your website visitors’ privacy, you must provide them with an easy way of opting out. This includes options for email lists and any other form data collection may be conducted on the site. Your terms of service should have clear instructions about how a user can request its deletion as well
Data retention: Be transparent about how long you plan to retain personal data and the reasons for doing so. Some privacy laws require companies to delete data after a certain period of time.
Third-party services: If you use third-party services such as Google Analytics or payment processors, explain how these services collect and use personal data.
Children’s privacy: If your website is intended for children under the age of 13, you must comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). This requires you to obtain parental consent before collecting personal information from children.
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