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Countries have their own laws with different requirements per jurisdiction regarding the use of privacy policies. Make sure you are following the legislation relevant to your activities and location.
What type of information do you collect?
Clarify the type of personal information you collect from your site visitors, such as email, name, IP addresses, billing details, social security number, etc. Collected information may be provided by the visitors and users of your website or collected automatically through monitory tools.
How do you collect information?
In this section you should explain your processes in collecting your site visitors' personal information. For example, when your client sends you a message through a contact form, when they purchase a product in your store, or when they subscribe to your newsletter.
Why do you collect such personal information?
This section should explain why you collect your site visitors' personal information (PI). For example, you might collect email addresses for your marketing campaigns, or their addresses for shipping purposes.
How do you store, use, share and disclose your site visitors' personal information?
How do you communicate with your site visitors?
If applicable, you should explain your means of communication (e.g. email, text message, etc.,) and for what purposes (e.g. marketing campaigns, promotions, updates, etc.). Explain exactly how you contact your site visitors by using personal information collected on your website and how they can opt out of receiving such messages.
How can your site visitors withdraw their consent?
You must explain how your site visitors can withdraw their consent for collection of personal information, as well as how they can delete or change the collected information.
Questions and your contact information
Provide valid addresses/channels in order for your users or site visitors to be able to contact you.