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Is a Privacy Policy the Same as a Privacy Notice or Privacy Statement?

Although the terms "Privacy Policy" and "Privacy Notice" are used interchangeably, they don't always mean the same thing. Before you name your privacy document, you should understand what these terms...

GDPR Compliance for Start-Ups

If you're starting a business and you wish to target EU customers, then you must comply with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The regulation sets rules for when...

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)

If your business sends marketing emails to Canadians, then you must understand how Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) affects your marketing campaigns. Under CASL provisions, businesses can only send marketing emails in...

What is Personal Data?

Broadly speaking, personal data is any information a business could use to identify a particular individual. You might also see this information referred to as, for example: Personal information Personally identifiable information Sensitive...

ePrivacy Regulation

Even if you're already complying with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), there's another law on the horizon that you must be aware of, and that's the ePrivacy Regulation...

ePrivacy Directive

The ePrivacy Directive (ePD), also known as the "Cookie Law," is an EU directive designed to protect people's privacy when they go online. If you're a business operating within the...