We hope that by now you have finished reading over the flood of privacy notice updates you’ve received and – ehm – you haven’t just been clicking delete each time you see one pop up in your email. Yes, you should be reading each privacy notice update you receive. Ever since the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) has come into place companies are now required to describe in an explicit manner how they handle your data, what your rights are regarding your data, and how to opt out from some of the company’s uses of your data in their privacy policies. This provides you, the user, much more control of what happens to your data. It’s great stuff, if you read it!
So. Here we go…”
“Tumblr may determine your location by using drone technology and live video feeds. Ha ha, no, we just check out your IP address or any location data you attach to a post. Normal stuff.”
And, of course, not to be outdone, Web Comic XKCD has a great, albeit not real, privacy notice.
Not necessarily funny, but definitely on the creative and informative sited, the UK’s ICO has a video you can watch that informs you what information their privacy notice contains and your rights.
If you have a funny, creative or other interesting privacy notice we should highlight, contact us.
And, of course, if you don’t have time to make a privacy notice like these, you can always use our award-winning privacy notice generator at simpleprivacynotice.com!
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