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Privacy Policy Lawyer

Illinois Website Privacy Policy Attorney

As a business owner, you may want to collect information about your clients or prospective customers for marketing purposes and to provide your services. Through the use of cookies, intake forms, or simple questions, your business is likely gathering data. If this is the case, you want to have a Website Privacy Policy that complies with GDPR and CCPA, or European and American privacy laws.
Website privacy policies are not only often required, but allow your customers to build trust in your business since privacy and transparency are highly valued in this day and age.
Our contract attorneys at Motiva Business Law will ensure your website meets the legal requirements and builds an environment of trust with your customers while avoiding legal battles and penalties.

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What is a Website Privacy Policy?

A privacy policy is a legal document that details how the user information that is collected from the user will be handled.
Its purpose is to protect consumers’ personal information and also protect your company by clearly stating what data you are collecting from customers, why are you collecting it, and how it will be used.

What to Include in a Website Privacy Policy?

Your company’s privacy policy must inform your users what information you are collecting, how you are collecting it, and how will you handle it. You need to ensure to notify users about the following:
  • Who is collecting the information
  • A list of information that the company collects
  • The methods for collecting information
  • The reason that your company is collecting the data
  • Any third parties used to collect the information or with whom it may be shared
  • What your company plans to do with that information
  • Opt-out policy, or the process customers need to do to delete the collected data or prohibit the sale of their information.
Depending on where your users come from, you will need to comply with specific privacy laws. For example, if you expect users from Europe, you must meet the GDPR requirements.

What is the importance of having a Website privacy policy?

A Privacy Policy is essential for companies who collect data for the following reasons:
  • Legal Compliance: It’s required by law, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the European Union and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in the United States.
  • Build trust: It demonstrates to your website visitors how you collect, use, and handle their personal information, promoting transparency and trust.
  • Protection: It can help protect your business from legal issues related to data privacy and security breaches.

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Our Website Privacy Policy law Attorneys Protect Your Business

Whether you operate online or collect customer data through other methods, Motiva Business Law’s technology attorneys will ensure to draft customized privacy policies that take into account the applicable laws, nature of the business, and type of data collected.
Motiva Business Law’s technology attorneys support business owners by drafting privacy policies that not only comply with legal standards but also contribute to building trust with customers and users. By doing so, they help businesses navigate the complex regulatory environment and mitigate the risks associated with data privacy and security.

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Privacy Policy FAQ

Your business is legally required to provide a privacy policy to its users if it collects personal information or if it owns a website.
Terms of Service, also known as Terms and Conditions, set the rules that users must agree to abide by to use a service or product. They typically outline the acceptable behavior, copyright concerns, and disclaimers of liability. Although they are not legally required, they are highly recommended to protect your company from future complaints and minimize risk.
On the other side, a Privacy Policy is a legally required document that discloses how a company gathers, uses, manages, and protects the personal information of its users or customers. It outlines the types of information collected, how it is used, who it is shared with, and the measures taken to protect that information.
The following are some of the risks of not having a privacy policy:
  • Disputes and penalties: Privacy laws, such as Europe’s GDPR, or the US HIPPA, require you to have a privacy policy with specific characteristics. If you do not comply with the law, you may be subject to hefty fines. Also, you could face lawsuits from users.
  • Losing trust: Your customers will likely be reluctant to work with you or provide information if they do not know how you will use their data.
  • Lose business opportunities: Some third-party apps and services require you to have a privacy policy.
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