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The information displayed in each menu item is carefully organized with bullet points and short paragraphs so that you're able to understand the policy without feeling overwhelmed.
With such an international customer base, Slack recognizes the importance of reassuring users that their data is transferred between different countries safely. This section is both to demonstrate website compliance with privacy laws like the EU’s GDPR, and also to provide useful information to users who might be comparing Slack with a competitor that isn’t as transparent about data transfers.
Twitter addresses two problems from the very beginning:
- Providing a brief data policy without compromising its quality is impossible
- Users don’t want to read long, complicated documents to find out if their information is secure
Based on these two points, they provide six main points that you should pay attention to in case you don’t want to scroll through the whole document. This is a good way to let users know that there is a formal document with all the information about how they will handle their data, but they also value each user's time and can provide an easier way to approach some of the essential points in those documents.
Coursera is one of the most popular educational platforms in the market, and it is not hard to see why. With tons of courses across different subjects and a lot of options to work towards official certifications such as bachelor's and master's degrees, it makes it easier for students to pursue different professional and personal goals all from the same place.
We included Telegram on the list since it's an app that's best known for its rigid adherence to security and privacy.
To be fair, the policy does seem to reflect Telegram's brand identity which is serious, academic, and dry. Telegram isn't trying to act cute and friendly — it's a tool used by privacy advocates, whistleblowers, journalists, and ordinary citizens alike — so if your brand has a similar purpose, it's wise to use Telegram's privacy page as a template.
- Your contact information
- User data collection and the purposes behind it
- Data processing, storage, and sharing
- Data retention and deletion
- Your users’ data rights and how they can exercise them
- How to submit a complaint
- Details of any changes to the policy document
This isn’t an exhaustive list. If your website visitors include children, for example, you’ll also need to include a disclaimer on children’s rights and what this means for both children and parents. In areas where California’s CCPA applies, you’ll need a section that covers the sale of data and how to opt out.