PrivacyChoice was founded in 2009 to make privacy easier for people who use or publish websites and apps. More than a million people have trusted us with their privacy choices, and our work has been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time.com, Huffington Post, MacLife and Network World. Read our Company FAQ.
PrivacyChoice is located in beautiful Santa Cruz, California, minutes from Silicon Valley. We are a proud member of the NextSpace community, a center of entrepreneurship, collaboration and innovation.
Put your privacy statement where your users can easily find it. Here are places to consider:
Yes, it’s a very good idea to confer with your attorney to understand the legal effect of your privacy statement, and to tailor your statement to your specific data collection, use and sharing practices. You can provide your counsel with direct access to edit your policy, which should save them time and save you money.
No, currently the Policymaker only supports users in the United States. Until we support additional jurisdictions, you should consult with counsel to modify your privacy statement to meet local requirements. We will notify you as our coverage expands.
Yes, on your Account page we will soon allow you to download the code (contact us if you want early access to this feature) . Note that if your privacy statement lists third-party advertising or analytics companies, you will need to update the code any time your list of third-party companies changes.
Yes, we have an API so you can include the text of your privacy statement in an interface that you create and host yourself. Changes that you make on the Policymaker site will automatically appear in your own version. Contact us for access to the API.
Yes, there’s no limit on the number of apps or websites that can link to your privacy statement. However, your should create separate policies if you collect or use data differently in different apps or websites.
In many jurisdictions your failure to meet the terms of your privacy statement may result in legal liability. This makes it even more important to make sure that your privacy statement accurately describes how you collect, use, protect and share user information.
Whatever user data you may collect or use, it’s a good idea to inform users of your practices. Also if you use any third parties for advertising, analytics or other purposes, your policy should provide disclosure of those companies and their practices.
Your privacy statement should be an accurate description of how you handle user information.
Yes, check out the list in our resource center.
Yes, we encourage your to contact us with any questions. We want you to be completely satisfied.