Every company needs to have a firm grasp of what data they are gathering, how they’re using it, who they’re sharing data with, how all the data is protected, and other related concerns that protect privacy.
3. Plan Ahead – Be aware that any company with access to your data could be subpoenaed for information records. When you understand this, you can appropriately prepare with policies that give your customers’ the right expectations regarding the privacy and personal data.
4. Get Prior Consent - It’s highly advised that you get prior consent from your customers about possible personal information transfers that might be subpoenaed by the government.
5. Secure Your Website - To protect against cyber-attacks, create a web monitoring plan that automatically scans your site for privacy issues to make sure your site is safe and that security measures are still effective.
Securing your customer’s data can be a burdensome job. Still, as companies continue to go paperless, security software needs to keep information safe.