Websites and the Law: Protect Your Position

Overview

This special report deals with all the practical legal issues that arise from websites, both those sites which sell goods or services and those which advertise.

Most companies in the UK have a website. Many do not follow the legislation. Laws and regulations are being added all the time and the risk of non-compliance is growing with them. Many of the legal rules stem from the EU—from those governing distance learning to e-commerce and data protection. This expert report will ...

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Overview

This special report deals with all the practical legal issues that arise from websites, both those sites which sell goods or services and those which advertise.

Most companies in the UK have a website. Many do not follow the legislation. Laws and regulations are being added all the time and the risk of non-compliance is growing with them. Many of the legal rules stem from the EU—from those governing distance learning to e-commerce and data protection. This expert report will ensure that you can rest assured that you are doing everything you need to do to comply with the law: be clear about your legal responsibilities; understand what your obligations are; be aware of the traps and pitfalls; and avoid penalties

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781854183316
  • Publisher: Thorogood
  • Publication date: 5/28/2005
  • Series: Thorogood Reports Series
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Pages: 150
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Susan Singleton is described by Chambers and Partners Legal Directory as one of the leading UK IT lawyers. Her firm Singletons specializes in Internet/IT/e-commerce law, competition law, intellectual property law and general commercial law. She is author of over 30 law books on topics such as Internet and e-commerce law, competition law, commercial agency law, data protection legislation and intellectual property and writes 15 legal articles a month. She is a frequent speaker in the intellectual property, competition and commercial law fields, both in the UK and abroad.
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Table of Contents

Introduction to setting up a website; Domain names and trade marks; Advertising and copyright; Selling from a website; Personal data and websites; Disability access to website; Appendices: Websites and the internet–FAQs; Complying with the E-commerce Regulations 2002; Monitoring at Work; Guidance for small businesses; Extract from Information Commissioner's Data Protection Code of Practice—Monitoring at Work Good Practice Recommendations V1.0.29.
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