Understanding privacy policies: Does my business really need one?
Corporate Law - 19 Feb 2021
- website disclaimers – deals with information accuracy, copyright, liability for loss or damage, links etc.
- dates of birth;
- email addresses;
- billing and shipping information;
- phone numbers;
- credit card numbers; and
- bank details.
- business name and contact details;
- type of personal information collected and held;
- how personal information is collected and held;
- the purpose for collecting, holding, using and disclosing personal information;
- how an individual may access personal information and seek the correction of such information;
- how an individual may complain about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles and how the entity will deal with such complaint;
- whether the entity is likely to disclose personal information to overseas recipients; and
- a guarantee not to spam, sell or rent an individual’s personal information.
- analytic or ad services notifications;
- opt-out clauses;
- a cookie notification clause; and
- active consent for collection of personal information.
- an apology;
- a requirement to change business processes;
- fines ;
- compensation for financial loss suffered; and
- Court proceedings.
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Co-written by Kurt Fechner.
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