21 September 2020
You can also find them in mobile app menus, such as an About, Settings, Help or Legal menu:
For example, here's a short, simple clause disclosing that all personal information is only processed in the United States:
Now note how much more complex this next clause is from a company that shares personal data globally with both its own group companies and subcontractors:
Berkshire Hathaway discloses that it may use personal information for marketing and promotional purposes, and may share your information with other companies:
Privacy Policies are required by privacy laws to boost transparency of businesses and help protect consumers around the world.
Here's how Mailchimp requires its clients to post, maintain and abide by a public privacy notice:
Think of how personal information flows in a situation with a third party like Mailchimp.
Privacy Policies work to protect consumers' personal information and their rights by increasing transparency amongst businesses that handle personal information, and giving users the information they need to make the most informed decisions regarding sharing their personal information.
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