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Privacy Policy

What is Privacy Policy?

A privacy policy is a statement or a legal document (in privacy law) that discloses information about how a party gathers, uses, discloses, and manages a customer or client's data. It adheres to a legal requirement to protect a customer's or client's privacy. Personal information can be any indicator that can be used to identify an individual, which is not limited to the person's name, address, date of birth, marital status, contact information, ID issue, and expiry date, financial records, credit information, medical history, where one travels, and intent to purchase goods and services.

In the case of a business, it is often used to declare a party's policy on how it collects, stores, and releases personal information it collects. It informs the client about the specific information collected, and whether it is kept confidential, shared with partners, or sold to other enterprises. Privacy policies usually are a broader, more generalized statement, as opposed to data use statements, which tend to be more detailed and specific.
The specific contents of a privacy policy will depend upon the applicable law and may be required to address requirements across geographical boundaries and legal jurisdiction.

Most countries have their own legislation and guidelines of who is covered, what information can be collected, and what it can be utilised for. In general, data protection laws in Europe cover both, the private sector and the public sector. Their privacy laws apply not only to government dealings but also to private enterprises and commercial trade.


Sample Privacy Policy

Here is a sample privacy policy:

Privacy Notice
This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for (website address). This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:
1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.


Information Collection, use, and sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.
Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.


Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:
1. See what data we have about you, if any.
2. Change/correct any data we have about you.
3. Have us delete any data we have about you.
4. Express any concern you have about our use of your data.


Security
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at XXX YYY-ZZZZ or via email.

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