Welcome to the GetTerms Blog
Do I need a cookie banner on my website?
Cookie consent pop-ups are everywhere, but why are they taking over the internet and when is cookie consent actually required for your website?
User-generated content: privacy issues for website owners
User-generated content is key to thriving online communities, but businesses should be aware of the implications for online privacy and protection of copyright.
CalOPPA and CCPA: A quick guide for online businesses
What is the CCPA, who does it apply to, and how is it different to CalOPPA? Here’s what you need to know about the new data privacy laws.
Who owns the personal data you collect from users?
From Facebook to fitness apps, our personal data is harvested nearly everywhere we turn. But who really owns this data and why does ownership matter?
Business data vs personal data: what’s the difference?
Does business data count as personal data under the GDPR?
What is a “data controller”?
To comply with the GDPR, it’s important to understand who can be classified as a data controller and what their obligations are.
The GDPR impacts any business that engages with individuals or other businesses located within those boundaries.
Since the GDPR came into effect in 2018, businesses are reviewing their operational practices and privacy policies to comply with the new regulation.
How cookies impact online privacy
While current cookie laws in the EU may not apply to your business’ location, it’s good practice to disclose any cookies your website or app may use.
What is my “data footprint”?
Does log data count as personal data?
While your website or app server logs may not collect information that could personally identify a user, this information may be combined with other data to do so.