User privacy should be a top concern for most businesses. After all, it’s your users who bring you revenue and traffic. As a result, many, if not all, companies create privacy policies outlining how they protect user data.
An easy way to understand this is the classic “who, what, why and how?” approach. You need to consider the following:
Who the site or app owner is.
What data is being collected, why is it being used, and how. Also, you need to be mindful of who has access to the collected data.
What is the “legal basis” for the collection. For example, does the user need consent or is it required by law?
Users have the right to access and delete their data.
How secure and compliant are cross-border or overseas data transfers.
Let’s take a look at the three options you’ll encounter:
Without further ado, let’s take a look at your options.