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What is personal data?
Personal data is a type of information through which an individual can be identified, either directly or when it is combined with other data.
Names, email addresses, location, IP addresses, photos and account information are all directly identifying data.
Information about health, income, religion and cultural profiles and the like are also personal data.
Likewise, and key in the current context, data on user behavior is considered personal. Cookies can track and record a specific user's browsing activities, such as which items they skip over and which they choose to click on.
Most websites collect user data. This can often happen without the website owner being aware of it, through cookies .
If your website is hosted or if you make use of plugins (connectors), links to social networks, analysis tools or the like on your website; sets cookies and collects user data.
The free audit scans five pages of your website and sends you a report on the cookies and online tracking of these pages, including information about their origin, purpose and whether or not they comply with the law.
If you want a complete overview of cookies and online tracking that happens on your website, sign up for the Cookiebot solution.
Basically no matter where you decide to put it, the point is that your users have access to it.
However, this may seem like a lot of spending if, for example, you run a small business or blog in your spare time.
Models, examples and generators of privacy policies in accordance with the RGPD
Some are free and others carry a price.