Privacy Advisor

Best practices in drafting plain-language and layered privacy policies

09.01.2012
Privacy policies have become long legal documents that most attorneys, let alone the average consumer, have difficulty understanding. They are meant to provide notice to individuals about data collection, use and disclosure policies. However, they are often complicated, long, unintelligible and, as a result, rarely read by the average consumer. It is important to change this reality. Below are a few best practices in drafting plain-language and multi-layered privacy policies that should help reverse this trend and help the average consumer read and understand your privacy policy.

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