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Data Retention Policy

A Data Retention Policy defines a business's established protocol for storing data and how it disposes of this data when it's no longer needed. There are many compelling reasons a business or organization could benefit from a Data Retention Policy such as to comply with national or international privacy laws, to...

Michigan Personal Data Privacy Act

On 27 September 2022, State Senator Rosemary Bayer and fellow Senate Democrats presented Senate Bill 1182, the Michigan Personal Data Privacy Act, to the Michigan Senate. The bill is currently in Michigan's Senate Energy and Technology Committee. In this article we'll provide more information on the act, what it aims to do,...

CPRA and Cookies

As cookie usage becomes more widespread today, its associated privacy risks become more evident. In order to help businesses observe open and ethical cookie practices, privacy regulations worldwide, including the comprehensive California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), have provided specific guidance. In this article, we'll discuss cookies and their privacy implications, the...

Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions for SMS Marketing

If you use SMS marketing then it is important that you are aware of and take appropriate steps to comply with applicable anti-spam and privacy laws, and that you have a Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions agreement. This article will cover what SMS marketing is and how it can be...

Return and Refund Policy for Google Merchant Center

A Return and Refund Policy is an important legal document that outlines how customers can return products and/or receive a refund. There are specific Return and Refund Policy requirements that businesses with Google Merchant Center accounts need to meet in order to maintain their accounts. Failure to follow these requirements can...

U.S. State Privacy Laws Directory

Many states in the U.S. have begun to draft and enact their own privacy and biometric laws in the absence of a federal consumer privacy framework. Several factors inspired this movement, including the increase in personal data collection, the privacy concerns accompanying technological advancements, and the enactment of the revolutionary General...