Episode 333: Fix Your Website Terms & Privacy Statement! – Paige Griffith

Are you protecting yourself and your business with a privacy policy or terms and conditions on your website?

In episode 333 of the Bokeh Podcast, Paige Griffith explains what these documents can do in covering all the bases when it comes to your business, as well as collecting data from potential customers through your website. Listen in as she shares the important components that you, as a photographer, need to have within your privacy policy and terms and conditions!

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Catch up with Paige: (1:47)
The Legal Paige – thelegalpaige.com
Griffith Law

Brand Position: Virtual legal resource that helps educate online small business owners how to protect themselves. (6:31)

Book/Content Recommendations: (11:14)
Everything is Figureoutable by Marie Forleo – bit.ly/bp-figureoutable
The Stacking Your Team Podcast by Biz Chix – bit.ly/bp-stackingyourteam

The Gear Bag: KUVRD Stretchy Lens Caps – kuvrdcamera.com (14:57)

Considering Your Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions (17:06)

Privacy Policy Regulations & Laws (17:06)
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
California Consumer Privacy Act
Child Online Protection Act
Federal Consumer Protection Act

Important Components of Terms & Conditions for Photographers: (24:49)
1. Intellectual Property Notice – Evidence that we put the public on notice of copyright.
2. Refund Policy (Specifically for e-commerce sites)
3. Age Requirements (COPA – 13 years or older)

Website Placement Recommendation from Paige: Secondary footer that includes the Privacy Policy, Terms & Conditions, and Disclaimer (26:40)

Components of the Privacy Policy (28:57)
1. Who you collect the information from.
2. Why you’re tracking the data.
3. How you’re going to use the information.
4. Explain things regarding minors in using their information.
5. The use of information and their rights to change their consent.

Links:
thelegalpaige.com
The Legal Paige Podcast – thelegalpaige.com/podcast
instagram.com/thelegalpaige
The Legal Paige Community on Facebook – bit.ly/bp-legalpaigecommunity
BP Episode 130 with Paige Griffith – bit.ly/bp-131
Evolve Conference – evolveworkshops.org