Add a Privacy Policy to Your Website

Let's face it, people today worry about their online privacy and you should be as well.   If you are collection any kind of personal information through your website, you need a Privacy Policy.  A Privacy Policy is an agreement that covers the ways a business collects, handles and uses (or intends on using) their users' personal information.

Not only is a Privacy Policy crucial to ensuring that you meet any legal requirements as well as building customer trust, it also helps your "Trust Factor" with search engines like Google.  Google does want to rank sites that they can trust.  A privacy policy is also required for many third-party services such as Google Analytics, Google AdWord and Facebook Ads.  Example Privacy Policy.

You can easily add a Privacy Policy to your website by following the steps below.

 

Step 1:  From your account Dashboard click on View Websites

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Step 2:  Click on the ControlPanel button of the website

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Step 3:  Click on the Manage Pages tab

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Step 4:  Click on +Add New Page

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Step 5:  Type Privacy Policy on the space provided and click the Create button

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Step 6:  Select the Blank option from the Layout Templates

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Step 7:  Click the Replace Existing Layout button

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Step 8:  Click OK on the warning prompt

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Step 9:  Click on the Add Content button from the Page Builder Menu

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Step 10:  Click on Basic Modules to expand menu

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Step 11:  Drag & Drop Text Editor into the center of the page

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Step 12:  Add your Privacy Policy.  Here is an Example Privacy Policy

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Step 13:  Once you have added your Privacy Policy click Save

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Step 14:  Click on the Done and Publish Changes buttons

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Congratulations, you have created your Privacy Policy!  Now let's add this new page to the Footer of your website.  Click here to move to the next article Adding a Private Policy to Your Website Footer.

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