Privacy statements describe how personal user information will be used. Web users have become increasingly concerned with protecting their privacy online, and may be reluctant to provide identifying information to sites without a clear policy on user privacy. It is very important to provide a privacy statement to explain what steps are being taking to protect the users' personal information, and how that information is to be used.
When writing a privacy statement, it is important to consider the issues that are most important to the users of your Web site. Below are some questions to consider before writing your statement.