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Getting Started

How to Add a Privacy Policy on Wix

This guide will walk you through how you can generate a custom privacy policy for your Wix website in minutes. A privacy policy page is legally required and will also help your website stay compliant with privacy laws like the GDPR and ePrivacy Directive.

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​​You can skip the setup screens and head to the Dashboard. For that, click Next Step > Go to Dashboard > Done! Take me to Dashboard.

Generate a privacy policy for Wix website

Step 1. From your app’s homepage, select Privacy Policy from the side panel.

cookieyes app with privacy policy generator

Step 2. Fill in all the details under ‘Company & Website Info’. Click Save & Proceed.

add company info on privacy policy for wix

Step 3. Select the Yes/No options under ‘Collection of Data’. Then click Save & Proceed.

add data collection details for wix privacy policy

Step 4. In the ‘Use & Disclosure of Data’ section, select all the options that apply for the ‘Purpose for which data will be used’. Answer the rest of the questions and click Save & Proceed.

add use & disclosure of data in privacy policy for wix

Step 5. Under ‘Tracking Technologies’ add the link to your cookie policy. Then click Save & Proceed.

add link to cookie policy on cookieyes privacy policy generator

Note:  You can add your custom cookie policy within your privacy policy page. Follow this guide to generate a cookie policy for your website.

Step 6. Under ‘Data Protection’ add the details of your Data Protection Officer (DPO) or the designated authority for privacy-related concerns. 

Step 7. Hit Generate to create your custom privacy policy. 

add data protection details in privacy policy for wix

Step 8. You can see the Privacy Policy Preview and select Copy text or Copy html to copy the privacy policy.

preview of privacy policy for wix

Add a privacy policy page on Wix website

Step 1. Head to your Wix account and open your site’s Dashboard. Then select Edit Site.

Wix dashboard

Step 2.  To add a new page to your site, select ‘Menu & Pages icon from the side panel. Now click +Add Page.

Wix editor to add new page

Step 3. Select +Blank Page and add name the page as ‘Privacy Policy’ in the title field and click Done.

wix editor to add blank page

Step 4. In the newly created page, click on the ‘Add‘ (plus icon) from the side panel and then select Text > Paragraph to add a block to the page.

wix page editor

Step 5. Next, paste in the copied privacy policy in the paragraph block, click Save. Preview your privacy policy page and click on Publish.

Add privacy policy on Wix website

Your privacy policy page will be live on your Wix website. You can then link your privacy policy to your website footer.  

Frequently asked questions

Do I need to add a privacy policy to my Wix website?

Yes. You need a detailed privacy policy on your website to comply with regulations and be legally compliant. Several privacy regulations across countries require websites to have a comprehensive privacy policy, including the GDPR in EU & UK, CCPA in the US, PIPEDA in Canada, LGPD in Brazil and so on. Not only is a privacy policy a legal requirement, but it is also a best practice to build transparency and confidence in your site.

Where should a privacy policy go on a website?

Privacy policies are usually linked on a website’s footer and is accessible from every page of the website. You should also link your privacy policy on important touchpoints where you collect personal information such as – sign up pages, checkout pages, forms etc.