Articles: Legal Requirements (5)

Sample Impressum Template

German-speaking countries such as Germany, Austria, and Switzerland legally require an Impressum to be included in any digital or print publications. For online business owners, an Impressum is...

WhatsApp Privacy Policy and GDPR Fines

The WhatsApp GDPR fine handed down in September 2021 has recently been a hot topic in the news. WhatsApp, an app that allows people to send text messages...

Data Security vs Data Privacy

Data security and data privacy are different concepts that people often get mixed up. Some mistakenly use them interchangeably. However, they're not the same thing. Data security protects information...

Opt-in versus Opt-out

It's all about giving or withholding consent, isn't it? Most major privacy laws worldwide, such as California's Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) or Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),...

Dark Patterns, the FTC and the GDPR

On October 28, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) put out an enforcement policy statement, which warned businesses against using dark patterns to trap or trick consumers into...

China's Draft Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL)

China put out the first draft of its Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) on October 21, 2020. Since then, the country's Standing Committee of the National People's Congress...