First to clearly state: iSeek / Seek Internet Solutions Ltd are not legal experts nor data privacy experts and we have compiled the information below from reading industry news and using our experience as web developers. We make no guarantee that this information will ensure your compliance with any regulations.
At iSeek we are often asked by customers during a website development –
The answer is likely yes, you really do.
- California Online Privacy Protection Act
- Privacy Shield
- EU General Data Protection Regulation (effective May 2018)
- Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule
And the above is just to cover data privacy for your businesses online activities, most businesses should expend the policy as well to how their business manages their customers data company wide to help better protect themselves.
There are also many websites that will help you generate such a policy such as https://getterms.io/ but we advise that these are really only useful for very basic circumstances and often it is too easy to make a mistake or leave essential parts out using such services in our opinion