But truthfully, that’s not necessarily the best solution. Today, I’m going to be sharing with you an amazing solution you’re going to love!
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It’s a disclosure that tells your users how you collect their information, what you do with it, and how they can opt out of that process.
For example, there are some things that you may not think about when collecting user information.
If you’re using Google Analytics, you’re gathering user information. You’re gathering information about their location, their sex, their likes and usual searches. This is all sensitive information.
If you have a contact form, or a scheduler, you’re collecting names and addresses. This is definitely considered sensitive information.
How Urgent is This?
You may think to yourself, “Well, I’m not in any of these places.” But these laws don’t just apply based on your location. They apply based on your viewer’s location.
If you’re collecting information of viewers in California, you have to abide by the California laws pertaining to privacy, not only the laws of your state.
So What Should I Do?
My new favorite solution: Termageddon!!!
What Is Termageddon?
Termageddon is an amazing company! They even have spectacular customer support that I’ve already had the pleasure of talking with.
Termageddon is also run by a lawyer and privacy expert.
This is really important because it ensures you’re always compliant. Laws change all the time. Do you want to make sure you’re always up to date on how laws change? I don’t. I don’t think you do either! This is a hands-off solution.
Let’s take a look at how easy this is.
Once you use the link, you’ll confirm your email address. That’ll take you to this page to enter your license.
You’ll update your payment information and subscription choice based on the type of policy you need.
They offer four different types of policies:
Terms of Service
When you select the policy or policies you want, a questionnaire about your business will appear for you to complete. It will also ask you what information you collect and for what purpose.
If you encounter something you’re unfamiliar with or aren’t sure what something means, there are question mark icons next to each term to help you understand exactly what is being asked.
Make sure you honestly and thoroughly fill out everything to the best of your ability. This is a legal document, after all.
The only issue I ran into was being flagged for being incomplete. So make sure you fill out every box.
Once you submit it, you’ll receive an embedding code. Select and copy the code and go to your website.
On your WordPress site, choose a blog, select the HTML option, and paste the embedded code.
Take a look at the preview and see the magic work!
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