Not only are privacy policies a legal requirement under privacy laws worldwide, but many major platforms also require businesses to offer these critical documents.
Personal data includes details such as: name, IP address, phone number, and credit card information.
As seen above, the Facebook App Dashboard illustrates the variety of apps that must meet this requirement, and provides individual guides for different types of app functionalities.
All privacy policies need to be comprehensive to comply with privacy laws. You can achieve this by describing the unique data collection processes of your app.
The process includes four steps:
First, publish your policy somewhere users can easily find it. A simple option is Google Docs, but your users may not consider this professional.
2) Change Your Facebook Developer Settings
Log in to the Facebook for Developers Dashboard, and go to the settings menu on the left.
Click “Basic” to find the essential legal policy settings.
3) Enter Your Information
Global privacy laws have different requirements for privacy policies, but one thing they all have in common is that users should easily be able to access this document.
Accessibility and transparency are key concepts in today’s era of digital regulation — users have the right to know how their data is used without navigating pages of confusing legalese or getting lost in a maze of documentation.
This link in Alexa’s homepage footer goes to the following privacy URL: https://www.alexa.com/help/privacy.
5. Key Takeaways for Your Facebook App Policy or Website
- Privacy policies are a legal requirement under many countries’ privacy laws
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