Is Terms and Conditions the same as Privacy Policy?

No, Terms and Conditions (T&C) is not the same as a Privacy Policy. While both are legal documents, Terms and Conditions primarily govern the use of a service or product, while a Privacy Policy focuses on the handling of personal data.

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It is a legal document that outlines the set of rules and guidelines that users must agree, to use a service or product.It is a legal document that outlines how a company collects, uses, shares, and protects the personal data of its users.
It typically covers user conduct, intellectual property rights, disclaimers of liability, and the governing law of the agreement.It details what data is collected, why it is collected, how it is used, and the consumer’s rights on their data and the measures in place to protect personal data.
T&C is legally binding and serves to protect the rights of the service provider or company offering the product or service.Privacy Policies are essential for compliance with data protection regulations such as the GDPR and CCPA and demonstrate a business’s transparency.