There are a number of privacy policy generators that provide useful templates for application developers with limited resources.  Use these tools customize your privacy policy to fit your specific needs and data practices.

1. PrivacyChoice Policymaker

Use this free tool from PrivacyChoice to create a privacy policy in about 10 minutes. The step-by-step process features practical tips and best-practices, completely customizable policy language, and pre-formatted disclosure for third party data collection by hundreds of analytics and advertising companies. Finished policies are availabe in a hosted, layered format optimized for smartphones and websites, or delivered via API for your own styling. PrivacyChoice also provides free self-serve app scanning to monitor third-party data collection. 

Click here for PrivacyChoice’s FAQ.

2. TrustE’s Free Mobile Privacy Policy Service

This free policy generator focusing on disclosure issues specific to mobile apps. App developers create a user account, answer questions related to users interact with the mobile application and how it handles information. The generator then provides a privacy policy based on your answers, hosted on TrustE servers, which can be linked to in your app.

3.The TRUSTe Privacy Policy Generator for Websites ($)

Without an accurate and up-to-date privacy policy, you can be exposing your business to serious and unnecessary risks. For a small business that can’t afford a lawyer or chief privacy officer, these risks are sometimes difficult to know and understand. TRUSTe offers solutions for businesses to demonstrate compliance to meet federal privacy laws and well as their commitment to the safety of their customers.”

4.Privacy for Small Business Online Tool (Canada)

This Privacy For Small Business Online Tool will walk you through the information you need to comply with privacy laws and to provide your customers with the privacy protection they expect.

5.The OECD Privacy Statement Generator

“The OECD Privacy Guidelines represent an international consensus on how best to balance effective privacy protection with the free flow of personal data. Openness is a key principle of the Privacy Guidelines, which are flexible and allow for various means of compliance.

To help implement the Privacy Guidelines in the electronic world, the OECD has developed the OECD Privacy Policy Statement Generator in co-operation with industry, privacy experts and consumer organisations. The Generator, which has been endorsed by the OECD’s 30 member countries, aims to offer guidance on compliance with the Privacy Guidelines and to help organisations develop privacy policies and statements for display on their Web sites”.

6. The Direct Marketing Association Privacy Policy Generator (DMA Members Only)

7. iubenda’s Privacy Policy Generator

iubenda’s “privacy policy has two different pages: the first one is optimized for reading and simplicity, the second one speaks the legal language.” Users can generate a privacy policy for their website and/or their Facebook application.

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