The Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018 is the UK’s updated data protection law which became effective on 25th May 2018 and was recently amended on the 1st January 2021 to reflect the United Kingdom’s exit from the EU. It sits alongside the UK GDPR and replaces the Data Protection Act 1998. The United Kingdom is […]
So what are the best ways for you to comply with this requirement and ensure your users have access to how you handle their personal data?
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Privacy Policies and International Privacy Laws
Use a conspicuous link on your homepage containing the word “privacy.” Make thehttps://oag.ca.gov/sites/all/files/agweb/pdfs/cybersecurity/making_your_privacy_practices_public.pdf
link conspicuous by using larger type than the surrounding text, contrasting color or
symbols that call attention to it.
Put a conspicuous “privacy” link on every web page where personal information
Format the policy so that it can be printed as a separate document.
Australian Privacy Act 1988
The Australian Privacy Act 1988 outlines in it’s first Privacy Principle that:
It is important that your customers are aware of what personal information you are collecting from them, and your personal data policy before they unknowingly give yo their data. This is a great way of having proof that you have given your customer this information.
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