→ Questions? 1-800-963-2902 | Contact Us | About Us | Blog | Home | View Cart

Are Your Website Policies Clear & Conspicuous?

By James Chiodo, Certified Information Privacy Professional CIPP/US

With the new FTC and California State Laws beginning to be enforced as of January 1st, 2014, the term “Clear and Conspicuous” obviously needs to be understood by website and blog owners to comply with both old and new laws. With the few exceptions, there is no law that requires all capitals and/or bold, for […]

Read More »

Why You Need a Disclaimer for Your Blog or Website

By James Chiodo, Certified Information Privacy Professional CIPP/US

Whether you use a website or blog to promote your business, sell products, or share information and ideas, there’s one thing you must not forget to include; a legal disclaimer. A disclaimer is a statement intended to limit your legal liability for what appears on your site or blog. A disclaimer essentially puts readers on […]

Read More »

Childrens Online Privacy Protection

By James Chiodo, Certified Information Privacy Professional CIPP/US

We all know the web can lure children in like candy. Children (just like adults) increasingly spend their time staring at glowing screens. Since parents cannot control much of what the web puts in front of their children, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has developed a number of regulations aimed to prevent companies from taking […]

Read More »

FTC Cracks Down on Weight-Loss Products

By James Chiodo, Certified Information Privacy Professional CIPP/US

No doubt you’ve seen the widespread ads with bold headlines making claims such as: “Lose 40 Pounds in 2 Weeks!”, or “Eat all you Want and Lose Weight!” These advertisements always sound too good to be true – because they are. The claims typically have little or no scientific evidence to back them. Now the […]

Read More »

As New Internet Laws are Passed – Confusion Follows

By James Chiodo, Certified Information Privacy Professional CIPP/US

Some of the new Internet laws passed governing website and blog owners are creating more questions and confusion than they are solving any real concerns of Internet users. Case in point is the new California “Do Not Track” law that requires website and blog owners to disclose how they respond to “Do Not Track” signals […]

Read More »

Is a Privacy Policy Required by Law?

By James Chiodo, Certified Information Privacy Professional CIPP/US

The answer is yes. In the past, certain types of websites and blogs were not required by law to have a privacy policy. However, all that has changed as of January 1, 2014. California’s new law A.B.370 requires website and blog owners to disclose how they respond to “Do Not Track” signals in their privacy […]

Read More »

Fines for Website and Blog Owners?

By James Chiodo, Certified Information Privacy Professional CIPP/US

New Internet Laws Could Mean Fines for Website and Blog Owners? It is often said that (FTC) or the state of California will rarely use their time and resources pursuing legal action or slapping website or blog owners with fines. Admittedly, in past years, this was probably true. However, with the aggressive Internet privacy laws […]

Read More »

New Year’s Privacy Resolutions

By James Chiodo, Certified Information Privacy Professional CIPP/US

Update Your Privacy Policy There are new Federal and State laws going into effect and enforcement actions beginning on January 1st, 2014. If you have not had your privacy policy and other disclosures updated in the last 3 months, this would be a good time to do so. Not all, but most privacy policies need […]

Read More »

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

By James Chiodo, Certified Information Privacy Professional CIPP/US

We have all heard the saying “its like taking candy from a child.” Well, if the FTC had been around when that saying was invented, they’d have passed laws regulating the collection of sugar based food products designed primarily for consumption by minors for the purpose of protecting said minors from unfair redistribution of said […]

Read More »

Website Terms of Use

By James Chiodo, Certified Information Privacy Professional CIPP/US

Protect Yourself and Your Online Business Terms of Use or Terms and Conditions, as referred to in the context of websites, online commerce, and electronic business transactions have changed dramatically over the past 15 years, particularly in the context of what courts will recognize as an electronic contract. Traditionally, courts required several things for contracts […]

Read More »
New California & Nevada Privacy Laws Affect Website and Mobile App Owners ➞ Read More
Privacy
Notice
Menu
DisclaimerTemplate.com
Menu