I seriously doubt many people actually attempt to look for this statement although it should be included in all major websites.
– Create a folder named /w3c in the root site
– Create two files, p3p.xml and p3p_full.xml
<META xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2002/01/P3Pv1"> <POLICY-REFERENCES> <POLICY-REF about="http://www.mydomain.com/w3c/p3p_full.xml"> <INCLUDE>\*</INCLUDE> <COOKIE-INCLUDE name="*" value="*" domain="*" path="*"/> </POLICY-REF> </POLICY-REFERENCES> </META>
<POLICY name="forBrowsers" discuri="http://www.mydomain.com/privacy.php"> <ENTITY> <DATA-GROUP> <DATA ref="#business.name">mydomain.com</DATA> <DATA ref="#business.contact-info.postal.street">123 Example St</DATA> <DATA ref="#business.contact-info.postal.city">Anytown</DATA> <DATA ref="#business.contact-info.postal.stateprov">CA</DATA> <DATA ref="#business.contact-info.postal.postalcode">90240</DATA> <DATA ref="#business.contact-info.postal.country">USA</DATA> <DATA ref="#business.contact-info.online.email">firstname.lastname@example.org</DATA> <DATA ref="#business.contact-info.telecom.telephone.intcode">1</DATA> <DATA ref="#business.contact-info.telecom.telephone.loccode">123</DATA> <DATA ref="#business.contact-info.telecom.telephone.number">4567890</DATA> </DATA-GROUP> </ENTITY> <ACCESS><nonident/></ACCESS> <DISPUTES-GROUP> <DISPUTES resolution-type="independent" service="http://www.mydomain.com" short-description="mydomain.com"> <IMG src="http://www.mydomain.com/images/privacy.jpg" alt="Privacy Logo"/> <REMEDIES><correct/></REMEDIES> </DISPUTES> </DISPUTES-GROUP> <STATEMENT><br /> <PURPOSE><admin/><develop/></PURPOSE> <RECIPIENT><ours/></RECIPIENT> <RETENTION><stated-purpose/></RETENTION> <DATA-GROUP> <DATA ref="#dynamic.clickstream"/> <DATA ref="#dynamic.http"/> </DATA-GROUP> </STATEMENT> </POLICY>
The privacy logo can be just about any image you want. You can even use the trust-e image if you have it or want to link to it.
There is a lot more information you can provide in the full p3p file (2).
- “Section 2 What is P3P and How Does it Work?,” http://p3ptoolbox.org/guide/section2.shtml#IIa.
- “The Platform for Privacy Preferences 1.0 (P3P1.0) Specification,” http://www.w3.org/TR/P3P/.
- “Web Analytics Insight: P3P – Do we really care about it?,” http://rkapoor.blogspot.com/2007/07/p3p-do-we-really-care-about-it.html.