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I feel that this is often overlooked because people think that they need a lawyer to write this document and that the website designer's focus is primarily on the design and function of the website not always whether it has a document that complies with the law.
Every business owner that has a website should
Trust quote by Jakob Nielsen: “trust is a long-term proposition that builds slowly as people use a site, get good results, and don't feel let down or cheated. In other words, true trust comes from a company's actual behavior towards customers experienced over an extended set of encounters. It's hard to build and easy to lose.”
- Write it in a plain easy to understand language not legal terms.
- Keep it short, honest and to the point.
- Have it in the footer of your website or in a navigation tab.
- Explain what information will be collected and how it is gathered: sign-up forms, clicked links, order forms, cookies, contact form or tracking analytics.
- State where you store your client's information.
- Disclose if you share information with third parties: PayPal, Amazon, Google or etc.
- Allow a way for clients to opt-out or change their information.