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Privacy Concerns

Mar 17, 2010

Posted by Molly Nelson - With widespread concern over Internet scams and identity theft, privacy is paramount for your business.  Although having a privacy policy is good for customers (because it protects their information) and good for business (because customers trust that their information is safe, according to Inc., a survey by security researcher Ponemon Institute found that 56 percent of small businesses don't even have a privacy policy posted on their Web site

With many of those surveyed indicating that "substantial" security protections and accurate data collection and use would encourage their trust in a business (60 percent and 53 percent respectively), it may be time to work on a privacy policy if your business does not have one already.  Read the rest of Inc.'s article for more information and security tips.

[Why You Should Make Privacy a Priority]

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