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how to create privacy policyMost professional blogs have a privacy and disclosure policy. These policies can be very important to your blog, as they inform your readers about some of the more legal aspects of your website.

However, writing your own privacy policy or disclaimer can be extremely hard unless you’ve had years of law school or have extra cash to pay a high priced lawyer.

I’ve found two free websites that will take the place of your lawyer and help you create a privacy policy and disclaimer for your site.

Why Do I Need a Privacy Policy?

Most people online like their privacy and like to keep their information to themselves. The thought of giving out your Social Security number or email and having it be used in a way you don’t approve of scares many Internet users.

Privacy policies let all of your readers or users know exactly what you do with their data.  If you don’t plan to do anything with it, it is good for your readers to know that.  This might make them more likely to sign up for your service or whatever your website does.

How To Create Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy Generator makes it extremely easy to make your privacy policy.  All you need to do is type in your company name, mark if you accept credit cards and enter your email address.

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Just click the Generate Code button, and you will be quickly presented with your privacy policy.

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Why Do I Need a Disclosure Policy?

Many bloggers and website owners around the Internet get paid for their content, so their opinion or articles could have a slight bias.  A disclosure policy lets your readers know exactly how you are compensated and how that affects your articles and services.  This makes your readers more comfortable with the content you provide.

How To Write A Disclaimer

You can generate your disclosure policy or disclaimer by visiting this website.  All you have to do is answer six easy steps. Within these steps you will fill in a few blanks and answer a few questions. Once that is done, your disclosure policy will be presented to you. It really is that easy.

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Conclusion

These two websites allow you to quickly and easily make a privacy and a disclosure policy. My privacy and disclosure policies were made using these websites, and I feel confident using them.

Do you have a privacy and/or a disclosure policy?

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  1. harika
    February 2, 2016 at 5:41 am

    hi

  2. harsha
    March 22, 2015 at 7:53 am

    This is very informational, as most us never think about privacy policy when we become affiliates or promote products using our blogs, adding an privacy and disclaimer page really helps but is there an pre defined words for capital markets related blogs, need your suggestions

  3. Tirtha Ojha
    January 31, 2015 at 4:36 am

    Hi Kyle, Can I use generated privacy policy in my Blog? As you know that many websites may use same generated policy therefore does Google takes it as a plagiarism or not?

  4. Udegbunam Chukwudi
    January 4, 2010 at 4:51 am

    Thanks a million for this post. I just set up my own disclosure policy. Happy new year ;)

  5. Islam Ali Mohammad
    November 18, 2009 at 12:28 pm

    Google also provides some information how to update the privacy policy.

  6. Asif Zardari
    November 16, 2009 at 9:51 am

    i created privacy policy of my site by my own style.

  7. bollywood songs
    November 15, 2009 at 11:45 am

    everyone must make privacy policy or google can ban you.

  8. latest news
    November 8, 2009 at 12:12 pm

    i am not using privacy policy on any of my site. i have 10 sites.

  9. abu bakar
    October 2, 2009 at 2:47 am

    informative guide thank you.

  10. Rome
    July 3, 2009 at 12:36 am

    I am making according to your tips.

  11. Quran
    March 29, 2009 at 7:05 am

    Google adsense is also asking for privacy policy after 8 April.

  12. Nick
    January 21, 2009 at 12:24 pm

    This is really neat I might set up some of this stuff on my website. Its kind of neat, Thanks for the post! This helps me out a lot!

  13. mary dowd
    January 21, 2009 at 12:07 pm

    Iphone geeks are a complete ripoff!!

  14. Graham Smith
    January 21, 2009 at 5:12 am

    Good to see some posts and articles on this side of designing a web site and blog. Always usually left unnoticed, but important to get right, depending on your site ofcourse.

    But i believe Google does give extra points for sites that have a privacy policy in the header or footer.

    Don't quote me on that,

    Graham

  15. Ajay
    January 20, 2009 at 11:00 pm

    An additional point w.r.t. the privacy policy is that required by adsense publishers about cookies and web beacons.

    Check out my techtites.com/privacy-policy/

    • Kyle Judkins
      January 21, 2009 at 7:22 pm

      Thanks for the additional information.

    • Ajay
      January 22, 2009 at 6:40 am

      You're welcome :)

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