Chances are if you are doing business in 2018, your company has some sort of online presence. It is important to remember that there are regulations that businesses must comply with when operating a website. In particular, many businesses need to have written privacy policies under California’s Online Privacy Protection Act (the “Act”).
- Be conspicuously posted on the website. This may be done by putting the policy on the website and/or providing a link to the policy on the website;
- Provide a list of the categories of personally identifiable information collected;
- Provide a list of the categories of third parties with whom the operator may share such personally identifiable information;
- Provide a description of the process, if any, by which the consumer can review and request changes to the personally identifiable information collected; and
- Disclose how the website responds to Do Not Track signals from web browsers;
- Disclose whether third parties may collect visitors’ personal identifiable information on a website; and