In this article, we’ll go through the main 4 reasons why you need a privacy notice for your website or app!
But first, let’s quickly recap:
See our own policy here for an example of how these elements come together.
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For example, all Google and Apple products and apps currently require privacy policies from everyone with whom they collaborate. And, because analytics software is so reliant on personal data, utilizing it nearly always requires a policy.
This article is a part of our series on compliance for websites and apps. Read also:
People care about their privacy. With the number of data breaches reported in the news, it’s easy for anyone to feel unsafe. This encourages many people to study more about privacy, and once they understand the risks, they frequently want to ensure that their data is secure. Therefore a decent privacy notice can serve as a marketing tool as well as a legal concern.
As the owner of a website, you are responsible for the personal data of your users, such as their names, birthdays, postal addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and any other physical information that could be used to identify someone. Also, keep in mind that it includes non-descriptive information such as geolocation, shopping behavior, educational and medical background, and the contents of emails and texts.
Let’s be real… you can’t rely on the variety of “free templates” or “copy & paste.”
Many people use free templates and copy-pasting to avoid paying people who know what they’re doing.
You can get started with free templates. But are they effective enough to protect you from all of the above?
In law, a one-size-fits-all answer is likely to cause a lot of problems. Especially given the growing awareness of the importance of protecting personal data online. Most of the templates available online illustrate a broad case and will not shield you from claims and fines. And they are unlikely to address your specific company requirements.
iubenda generates privacy policies that work within the best-practices of various jurisdictions. With hundreds of available clauses, our privacy policies contain all the elements commonly required across many regions and services, while applying the strictest standards by default – giving you the option to fully customize as needed.
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