- Tell users why you are collecting this information and describe how your business will use the information collected.
- Specify what information you collect about a user and state what portion, if any, is personally identifiable.
- Explain your data collection process. For example, let people know if the website sets cookies or maintains weblogs. Also inform people how long you will store the information.
- Ensure that people can consent to the information collection (e.g. note it on a sign-up form or other collection page) and also ensure they can opt-out without hindering their site experience.
- State any applicable laws used to govern your policy (e.g. the Privacy Act).
Vangie Beal is a veteran online seller and frequent contributor to ECommerce-Guide.com. She is also managing editor of Webopedia.com. You can tweet with her online @AuroraGG.
|Do you have a comment or question about this article or other e-commerce topics in general? Speak out in the SmallBusinessComputing.com E-Commerce Forum. Join the discussion today!|
Top 10 Tips for Educating Employees Do you know the most common risk factor for corporate cybercrime? Employees. Download Kaspersky Lab's Top 10 Tips for Educating Employees about...
Extracting the Full Value of the Cloud Today, cloud adoption is rapidly expanding its footprint and is no longer simply a theoretical or academic conversation that enterprise...