Derek Little sent us an email with the following question:
I’ve heard that having (or not having ) a privacy page is or was a big factor in SEO, and important to Google. Is this still the case?
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Privacy pages and SEO?
So, does having or not having a privacy page on your site have an impact on SEO?
“Well, as far as I know, this was only ever a factor for the AdWords quality score, not for SEO itself. So, it was important when you were advertising in AdWords, and not in SEO.
At the same time, having a privacy page on your site makes you look all that more professional, which can help, of course, if you’re selling something. So, I would say, make it, think about what you put on there, think about how you deal with the privacy of your visitors and customers. Put that on there, and show that to the world: that’s always a good thing.
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