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What is a Privacy Policy?

Also referred to as a Privacy Notice, a Privacy Policy is a legal document which is placed on your website. It should inform website visitors as to what personal information will be collected about them.

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    Does a Privacy Policy have other names?

    People use varying terms to refer to a Privacy Policy. This includes Privacy Notice, GDPR Privacy Policy and GDPR Policy.

    What does a Privacy Policy do?

    Primarily, a Privacy Policy informs website visitors about the type of personal information which a business may collect about them.

    Why do you need a Privacy Policy?

    The EU Parliament approved legislation called the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 and, as a result, businesses need to make customers aware of the personal information which is collected about them. It is therefore important to make sure that you have the right policies and procedures in place to ensure compliance.

    Who needs a Privacy Policy?

    To name but a few,

    • Start-up businesses with an online presence
    • Tech businesses developing an app
    • Services Businesses with a website

    What are the benefits of a Privacy Policy?

    Having a Privacy Policy ensures you remain on the road to data compliance and meet the Information Commissioner’s Office’s (ICO) objectives. It is important that website visitors are made aware of the personal data which is collected by your business.

    How much does a Privacy Policy cost?

    To draft a standard Privacy Policy, our price begins from £150.00.

    To review and advise on a standard Privacy Policy, our price is £100.00.

    To discuss the scope of the work included and to begin, speak with one of our Commercial Contract lawyers today.

    How do I get started?

    We’ll ask you to sign and return our Client Care Letter and to place monies on account.

    Depending on your availability, we’ll schedule a call within 7 working days, to take your instructions and learn about your business.

    We’ll aim to provide you with a first draft 7 workings days after taking your instructions.

    Once we receive your feedback, we’ll send you a final version of your Privacy Policy, ready for your business to rely on.

    How long does it take to create a Privacy Policy?

    While it can be much quicker, we aim to create standard Privacy Policy within 7 working days of onboarding your business as a client. Sometimes it can take longer than this if we don’t have all of our instructions at the beginning. However, if you have an urgent deadline please communicate this to us at the outset.


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