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10 Things To Consider When Writing a Privacy Policy

ONLINE PRIVACY

August 10, 2012

Daniel Khazzam, a Montreal lawyer and information technology consultant, writes for the Montreal Gazette about factors organizations should consider when writing an online privacy policy. Noting that a privacy policy should “always be reviewed by counsel,” Khazzam offers a list of 10 considerations for organizations looking to write a policy in compliance with Quebec privacy laws, including that policies must be clear and understandable and detail how an organization stores, collects and uses data. He adds, “Make sure that your privacy policy is brought to the attention of users and is consented to.”
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