Does your website display all the documents it needs?

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There are several documents that most websites should have in order to comply with the law. Terms and Conditions:  These can generally be split into Terms of Use and Terms of Supply. A website must include Terms of Use which set out the conditions on which a user can use the website. It should include […]

Website cookies?

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A cookie is a ‘text file’ which usually contains two pieces of information, a site name and unique user identification. When a user visits a site that uses cookies for the first time, a cookie is downloaded to the device. The next time that site is visited the device sends that information back to the […]

Does your website contain the following?

A company or partnership operating a website must provide information about itself on the site. This applies to any website, even those that do not have any e-commerce functionality. The information needs to be easy to find. Usually it is shown on a ‘contact us’ or ‘about us’ page. The information should include: Name of […]

What do you need to consider for your website ?

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This article will list the key issues that an e-commerce business needs to consider ensuring compliance with e-commerce laws and highlight legal risks which are specific to an e-commerce business. The list is suitable for e-commerce businesses selling to consumers or other businesses. Terms of use: A website should include terms which set out the […]

Should websites be accessible to people with disabilities?

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All websites should be accessible, especially by people with disabilities. The Equality Act 2010 governs website access. All types of disabilities should be considered when designing a website or mobile application. This includes blindness, visual impairment, hearing loss and cognitive or motor impairment. The Equality Act does not specifically cover website accessibility, but it does […]

What must be on my website?

In the United Kingdom’s non-financial sector, e-commerce sales in 2018 were around £688 billion, which was a growth of 18% from the previous year and the greatest increase since comparable records began in 2014. This clearly shows that businesses need to operate online to be able to compete in the modern market. The Covid-19 pandemic […]