Privacy Policy of App / Website

Privacy Policy of App / Website

Do you have a public website or mobile application? If yes, you need a dedicated Privacy Policy URL. And if you want to connect your app or website to a third-party platform like Facebook or Instagram then you need a Privacy Policy URL.

This article will detail exactly what a Privacy Policy is, why you need a Privacy Policy URL, how to create a Privacy Policy, and what clauses you put in your Privacy Policy.

What is a Privacy Policy of App/ Website?

A Privacy Policy is a statement a legal document that discloses some or all of the ways a party gathers, uses, discloses, and manages a customer or client’s information. To protect a customer or client’s privacy, the Privacy Policy of App/ Website is a legal requirement.

  • Personal information can be anything that can be used to identify an individual, things like:
  • First and last names
  • Birthdays
  • Email addresses
  • Phone numbers
  • Credit card information
  • Social Security numbers
  • Home and/or business addresses
  • Sensitive information (regarding an individual’s race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, political opinion, sexual orientation, or criminal record)

Why do we need a Privacy Policy URL?

A Privacy Policy legal requirement mandated by various laws for your online business, regardless of how or where you operate: website, mobile app, desktop app, and so on. Reasons, why you need a Privacy Policy agreement, are
-It’s required by law if you collect personal information from users
-It’s required by third-party services you may use
-Users are interested in their privacy
-It’s ubiquitous

How to create a Privacy Policy?

You can use any tool (like the Privacy Policy Generator) to create a custom Privacy Policy for your website and mobile app. Steps to create a Privacy Policy are

  • Select any Privacy Policy creator tool
  • Select where your Privacy Policy will be used
  • Give some information about your business:
  • Add your website or app information:
  • Answer a few questions about what information you collect from your users
  • Choose options for how your clients or users can contact you
  • Choose whether or not you wish to create a Professional Privacy Policy that would include wording for GDPR and CalOPPA
  • Give an email address where your new Privacy Policy will be sent:
  • Click Create Privacy Policy and you’re done. After this, you can either copy and paste your Privacy Policy code into your website, or link to your hosted Privacy Policy.

What are the clauses in the Privacy Policy?

  • The type of information you collect.
  • How you collect the information.
  • What you do with the information you collect
  • Your Cookies policy
  • Any third party access to collected information
  • Resolution of disputes
  • The potential transfer of business
  • Policy changes
  • Email marketing and other communications.
  • Child Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) compliance.
  • Data retention
  • Contact information