ONE: It’s required by law if you collect personal information from users
TWO: It’s required by third-party services you may use
THREE: Users are interested in their privacy
People care a lot about their privacy, especially when it comes to the use of their personal information online. Most users want to feel secure before providing private information, such as the home address.
FOUR: There’s no reason not to
THE WHAT / HOW
CalOPPA is one of the strictest privacy laws in the US. It affects anyone who collects personal information from people residing in California, which means its reach goes far beyond state borders.
Examples of personal information might include:
- Dates of birth
- Email addresses
- Billing and shipping addresses
- Phone numbers
- Bank/card details
- Social security numbers
- Business Name and Contact Details
- Types of Personal Data You Collect
- Why You Collect Personal Data
- How the Data is Stored / Used
- How You Share Data with Third Parties
- How to Opt Out of Data Collection
- Affiliated Websites or Organizations (third parties included)
Note: if you are an e-commerce store accepting payments via your website, you will also need a TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Now where does it go?