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3.3. Why using someone else’s Privacy Policy is a bad idea

First, the text of the Privacy Policy that you are copying may not be a good fit for your business. For example, let’s say that you are taking the text from one of your competitors who are in the same industry as you. Your competitor may do business differently than you. For example, the competitor may collect different types of information on their website or may share it with different parties than you do. It would be awkward if a client no longer wants to give you their information since your Privacy Policy says that you sell it to advertisers if you do no such thing. Yes, you could spend some time editing their Privacy Policy to try and fit your business, but is your time best spent trying to Frankenstein some semblance of a Privacy Policy or growing your business?

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