"Privacy" as used on this site is shorthand for the idea that personal data should be looked after, specifically data that is on the internet. It is also referred to as Data Privacy or Data Protection.

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Is posting a document with a hand signature insecure? [closed]

Every once and a while, one of our departments would like to post a hand-signed document on the web site. Up until now I've scanned them in as a PDF and posted them without much thought, but recently ...
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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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Can anyone buy my registered domain?

Is it possible for anyone to buy a domain that I have already registered? I registered a domain through Moniker and it has not expired yet. But it is displaying available through who.is I can not ...
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Should I annotate my personal home page with schema.org/Person?

What are the pros and cons of annotating a personal home page with the http://schema.org/Person microformat?
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What kind of information sites which we visit store and see about us? [duplicate]

I know that sites can see our Ip address and ISP when we visit them. MY question is Can they see our systems physical address? and what kind of other information they can store about us?.
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Is it legal to get Facebook posts from pages?

I have been working with Facebook graph for a while now but would like to know if it would be legal for me to get public posts from pages I don't own and display the content on another website. My ...
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Do I need to have a company to create a website that collects users' personal info

I want to build a website (or more like a personal project) that collects users' personal info (eg. email address). Is there any legal issue for that? I think I do need something like Privacy Policy, ...
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Recommended linux hosting with private whois [duplicate]

This question is not a duplicate of this one, which I already read till the end. I am not asking for the best hosting solution, because this would invite moderators to close my question. I just want ...
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General question as a new webmaster [closed]

I am wanting to make my own social forum for friends and workers. I will have about 10,000-15,000 users. I have never made a forum on such a high scale and to this point have only been a developer ...