Privacy Policy

Connecticut SB6 Compliance Guide

On May 11, 2022, Connecticut joined the ranks of California, Utah, Colorado, Virginia, Nevada, and Delaware by passing its own privacy law, Connecticut SB6. This new law will go into effect on July 1, …

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Utah Consumer Privacy Act Compliance Guide

Utah Consumer Privacy Act Compliance Guide

On March 25, 2022 Utah became the sixth state to enact a comprehensive privacy law, the Utah Consumer Privacy Act. This law provides new consumer privacy rights to residents of Utah and …

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Usage of Google Fonts violates GDPR

Usage of Google Fonts violates GDPR

A court in Munich, Germany has recently found that websites that have embedded Google Fonts violate the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Since over 50 million websites use Google Fonts, this decision …

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Austrian Data Protection Authority Rules that Google Analytics is not GDPR compliant

Austrian DPA rules that Google Analytics is not GDPR compliant

A recent decision made by the Austrian Data Protection Authority (DPA) ruled that websites that use Google Analytics are not compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This seminal decision impacts …

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Quebec passes a new privacy law - Quebec bill 64

Quebec passes a new privacy law – Quebec Bill 64

After much debate regarding whether Canada’s federal privacy bill, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), offers sufficient privacy protections for consumers, Quebec passed a new privacy law, Quebec Bill …

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How to handle Privacy Policy updates

How to handle Privacy Policy updates

Unfortunately, the days of putting a Privacy Policy on your website and never looking at it again are long gone. The truth is that Privacy Policies are changing at an increasingly fast …

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Where should a Privacy Policy be on a website?

Where should a Privacy Policy be on a website?

If your website collects Personally Identifiable Information (PII) such as names, emails, phone numbers or IP addresses through features such as contact forms, email newsletter sign up forms or analytics, you may …

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5 Reasons to Avoid Privacy Policy Templates

What is a compliant Privacy Policy? A compliant Privacy Policy is a policy listed on your website (or online platform) where you provide the exact disclosures you are required to make under …

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Why do companies have a Privacy Policy?

Why do companies have a Privacy Policy?

If you’ve been paying attention to the footers of the websites that you visit, you’re probably wondering – why do companies have a Privacy Policy? So many websites have Privacy Policies nowadays …

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Why is every company updating their Privacy Policy

Why is every company updating their Privacy Policy?

If you look through your emails, chances are that you have received quite a few “we have updated our Privacy Policy” emails lately. You may even be asking yourself why is every …

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