More often than not, website owners who are concerned about the law and their consequence to their business ask questions at various forum which among others include the following.
1. It is the Requirement of The Law.
Every user of your web site has a right to be informed as long as you're collecting their personal information. Even, if you're not using a third-party service to collect data or display ads, like with Google Analytics or Adsense, or planning to personally collect sensitive personal data on your website.
Children Online Protection.
There are privacy laws like COPPA that takes care of the interest of children under 13 years of age that must be obeyed.
In the US, the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) requires that if you have to collect any personal information from any California-based users, such as email addresses, GPS location, phone numbers, or mailing addresses, you must have a legal statement available on your site for users to review that discloses the privacy practices of your business.
3. International Business Legal Requirement.
If are living in United States and you want to take your business online beyond the shores of U.S, you must comply with specific regulations of the nations involved. The EU has laws that must be followed to protect their citizens privacy.
5. Gives Visitors To Your Website Peace of Mind.
6. Fulfill Third-Party Legal Requirements
Many companies Google, SnapChat, and others have faced lawsuits over questionable privacy policies in the past. It is therefore important protect yourself from potential lawsuits once you have an online website, blog, or mobile app.
In consequence, Path, Inc. was to establish a comprehensive privacy program and to also obtain independent privacy assessments every other year for the next 20 years.
9. To Get Your Mobile App Approved