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What are some good resources for generating privacy policies and terms of use? [closed]

We've determined that our website needs a privacy policy and a terms of use page to protect our interests. Are there automated tools that will generate these for us? How do we go about creating ...
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When does a website require a privacy policy and/or terms of use?

I am curious to know if every website should have a privacy policy and/or a terms of use page. What are the legal implications if a site doesn't have them? Are there certain categories of websites ...
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What benefit do you get from posting terms of service, privacy policy, etc.?

Just wondering why you'd post terms of service, privacy policy, etc. on a website.
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Is it safe to have no TOS or PP?

I have coded my own forums from the ground up. I have tried my best to make my code as secure as possible and encrypting everything I can. I want to use this forum for a Minecraft server. I have one ...
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Privacy policy and terms of use language

I have a Czech registered business with which I'm serving a web app mostly (but not exclusively) targeted to Italian customers. The server is in Amsterdam. The site will be multilingual (with 4 ...
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Privacy Policy for english site located in france, owned by italians

i'm really in trouble with the Privacy Policy of my site, cause i'm wondering, if my site is written ONLY in english language, then is located on a french server, then is owned by italians people, ...
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Is there any advantage/disadvantage to using robots.txt to disallow access to legal pages such as terms, privacy policy, etc.?

As I understand, having repetitive content is a detriment to search engine placement. Given that many websites that use similar or even identical "Terms and Conditions" and "Privacy Policy" pages due ...
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How can I make my website compliant with various data protection and spamming laws?

On our website we collect an awful lot of personal information. People upload their CVs, and when they use their social networks to log in, we collect information from there too. We use this ...
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Are there specific legal issues for web developers working on sex dating sites?

Say I have created many ordinary websites which are not related to any dating/sexual content. Are the rules and regulations for a developer the same when making a sex-related dating site? I'm ...
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Should Google Analytics be considered in a site's privacy policy?

Should one consider data being collected by Google Analytics when writing a privacy policy for a website using GA? I lean towards no because that data is technically being collected and stored by ...
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Google Analytics usage disclosure in privacy policy

This "Google Privacy Center" states that: All website owners using Google Analytics are required to have a privacy policy that fully discloses the use of Google Analytics. At the Google ...
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Privacy Policy & Terms - Holder of the treatment

I have a legal question: Often I see in Privacy Policies and Terms of Conditions the point/field entitled: "Holder of the treatment." Usually in the "Holder of the treatment" field, websites puts ...
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Mailing list and privacy

I'm going to start a mailing list for my website and I'm concerned about my users' privacy (regarding their addresses, contents not allowed, etc.. I'm kind of new to these things). Is there any ...
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FB login and privacy policy

I'm bulding up a site, where the ONLY ONE method for log in, is the fb login button. Now i'm wondering if i need to make users check and read the my own site's privacy and policy before and accept ...
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Privacy policy generator

Does anyone know of a all-in-one privacy policy generator that they have used and can recommend?
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Merchant's affiliate marketing policy template

A client of mine is a merchant, and we're going to test the waters with an in-house affiliating program. We need to create a policy document that affiliate marketers must agree to before they're ...
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Would using a template for a Privacy Policy be considered as duplicate content?

I have to write the Privacy Policy for a website. I am thinking of using something along the lines of a template I found here on wiki.dot. If I use this template, and insert our company name, will ...
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What do I need to write for a privacy policy page on my website? [closed]

I am currently developing my record label's website and I'm sure I need a page on there about what information I will collect. The website has no log ins or any interaction from the user apart from ...
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Does it affect privacy policies or legal liability when we can identify users through analytics?

Currently we are using Google Analytics and provide a simple template generated privacy policy, i.e. standard policy on cookies, anonymous tracking, etc. Some more advanced solutions such as mixpanel ...
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Cookie being assigned on website

I am updating our privacy policy and was checking what cookies were being assigned to visitors from our website. I found one that I am unaware of. It is a Drupal 6 site and there is no module being ...
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Privacy Policy and Terms of Use for subdomains in USA

I have a site which has two sub domains. One is forum and another is listing site. The main site has privacy policy. Do I need to have separate privacy policy and term & conditions page for each ...
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What's the worst that could happen with no Privacy Policy [closed]

We build websites, and some that accept user data and/or allow creation of accounts with personal information. What's the worst that could happen if you don't have a Privacy Policy on your website? I ...
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How to hide dns when someone whois me by use domainsbyproxy? [closed]

i register domain with godaddy and i use addon privacy protect by domainsbyproxy but still show dns server when whois? how to make its to private?
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Is a privacy policy page really necessary on pages designed for potential hackers?

I have a system setup on my server where users who consistently refresh the page at a ridiculously high rate are redirected to a special page where they have to wait a certain amount of time or to ...