How do you write a privacy policy and a terms of use for your side project without a lawyer?

Jason Kim🗿
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I am working alone on a side project. I don't have any resources to hire a lawyer to write a privacy policy and a terms of use for the project. How do other solo founder create these two documents? Example: https://www.ycombinator.com/legal/

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Well it kind of depends on the complexity of your project. I suggest looking into something like getterms.io. Another great source is seqlegal.com, but will require a bit more work as their legal documents are tailored to obide with UK law.
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At gantt.io we have use open source policy from Basecamp : https://github.com/basecamp/poli...
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@laurieherault this is really great, thanks for sharing!
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In fact, all the privacy policies on many sites are pretty much the same and are in the public domain. So you can use it as a template, adding your own points. But still, it is better to ask for help from a qualified specialist who can help you. Once I was injured at work. I tried to convince my boss to give me compensation, but he didn't want me to. So I turned to personal injury attorney greensboro https://www.oxnerpermarlaw.com/o... , and for a good reason. A good lawyer helped me quickly get justice.
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II always try to consult with my lawyer on any issues related to the law, as I want to be protected, so as not to have problems later. Once, I was prosecuted for fraud, because I decided to make my own papers for the tax authorities for my business, and I confess, all very poorly and with a lot of mistakes. They took it as a manipulation of documents and accordingly I had problems. I tried to defend myself without an attorney, but then I realized I was making things worse, so I turned to Middlesex County Criminal Defense Lawyer, who is considered the best in the state of NJ, and they took my case. I am very grateful to them, as thanks to them, I had to pay a minimal fine for this irresponsible act, and now I consult with them all the time.
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