Do I need a Privacy Policy on my Website

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Privacy Policy

Do I need Privacy Policy?

The simple answers is, YES!

All business that are collecting data from a website over the phone or in person must have a Privacy Policy to be compliant with the law.

What is a Privacy Policy?

A Privacy Policy or GDPR (General Data Protection) act is where you are taking personal details from your clients and making sure you are keeping their details safe and not handing them out to anyone, when they shouldn’t be handed out.

How do I  Write a Privacy Policy?

If you are needing to write a Privacy Policy for your website we suggest you think about what questions you may ask your clients when they will be using your service. Such as Name, Address, Email Address, Telephone Number, Mobile Number, and Bank details.

If you are still unsure of how to write a Privacy Policy you may be able to find someone who writes them professionally, please make sure you do you research if you are using a third-party to write your Privacy Policy for your business.

By using a third-party to write your Privacy Policy you may be looking at cost from £99 – £5,000, However, this might just be worth spending money on, unless you are wanting to pay the fines prices

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What will happen if I do not have a Privacy Policy?

If it does arise to an issue where you do not have a privacy policy to hand out or that is visible on your website you may be find.

You could be fined up to £17.5 million pound or 4% of your annual global turnover.

What do I need on my Privacy Policy?

Here are just a few of the important sections you must have on your website

What information you will collect

How you will use their information

How long will you hold on to the information

Where do you store the information

Who else has access to the information

How do you keep the information safe

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