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privacy statement on website

Hi there,
We are creating a commercial website to direct people to something we are selling.
we are not selling anything on the website it self, just giving information about the product.
I am wondering, regarding the privacy statement, cookie statement and terms and conditions of signing up is there any templates I could follow.
The only information we will be receiving will be name, address , email and phone number is people register.
So can we take a plan enough template from the internet and use this. I imagine if we were hold CC details or historic order info we would need to have a more legalized statement?

in regards to the cookie statement, do I need to have anything specific covered here. IF you could have any advice on where best to pull a template to write one of these up this would help.

And the terms and conditions of use. If you had any advice on best templates to pull for these. That would be very much appreciated.
thank you!
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Have you Googled for "privacy policy template" and similar?  If so, why are those results not suitable?
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Thanks Jason. I did , I wanted to see if there were any particular websites that would be better over others. I have spent the past few hours going through a few websites now.
I have used reference from which seems to cover irish law on data protection which is what I need. It also covers information on cookie policies. and then I downloaded some example templates from other websites which I read over and tried to follow formatting.

As well as looking and reading some other company websites to get a feel to insure everything that was important was covered.

I learned that a Privacy Policy is not the same as a Privacy statement and both are necessary on your website.
"A Privacy Policy documents an organisation' s application of the eight data protection principles to the manner in which it processes data organisation-wide.
A Privacy Statement is a public declaration of how the organisation applies the data protection principles to data processed on its website. It is a more narrowly focused document and by its public nature should be both concise and clear. "

I hope if anyone else is looking for some guides that they can use these websites to help them out also.
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Although on the Terms and conditions section.
Under "Our liability"
Is there a standard text that can be used for a lot of company websites
I see some text that seems to be used over and over again between differernt companies (if I copy and paste the text into google it brings up dozens of pages using the same text)

is this legal?
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Thanks for the confirmation David.