Legal Glossary

Definition of Privacy Policy

A privacy policy is a legally binding document that contains key information about how a website or app gathers, retains, and uses any user data. Details on the type of data collected, the purpose of the collection, the way the data is utilized, and the recipients of the data should all be included.

It should also include instructions on how users can access or delete their data at their discretion.

In order to abide by applicable laws and to safeguard and respect the privacy of their users, website owners should include a Privacy Policy page on their websites.

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