There are 29 paragraphs in the document. In places we have provided a number of possibilities, where you choose the most appropriate from the menu and delete the others. In other places, we have provided ideas and the most common scenarios, but the policy may require a little customisation to fully reflect your business.
The policy is drawn around:
- covering you for compliance with the Data Protection legislation
- covering you for compliance with the Information Technology Rules 2011
- protecting you from claims that you have misused data
- reminding you how to avoid contravening Indian law;
- providing re-assurance to your customers or clients;
- maintaining a professional but friendly image.
The contents of the document cover:
- categorisation of different types of information and how you use them;
- how you collect, use and store financial information;
- information security and data retention;
- fraud prevention;
- collection of information by other means (such as telephone calls and e-mails);
- compliance with the law and disclosure to government;
- processing data outside the India;
- review, removal and update of collected data;
- third party advertising;
- the use of the site by children.
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