As the opportunities for digital businesses grow, so does the legislation. E-commerce regulations, distance selling regulations, consumer protection from unfair trading, electronic marketing regulations, GDPR and their international equivalents – all these regulations need to be complied with before you can sell online.
Online and e-commerce contracts lawyers
We specialise in helping businesses navigate the complex area of e-commerce law, including the additional complexities associated with operating your businesses in foreign countries over the web. Our advice includes:
- Website and mobile app development agreements
- Hosting agreements
- IT services contracts
- Software licence agreements
- Terms and conditions of sale to consumers, including cooling-off periods and cancellation
- Protecting intellectual property on the site (images, content, artwork)
- Privacy and cookies policies
- Data processing agreements and agreements governing international transfers of personal data
- Contracting with overseas customers, clients and suppliers
- Compliance with industry-specific regulatory requirements, such as secondary ticketing for events
- Agreements for platforms acting as an online intermediary service
- Harmonisation between your terms of business and other commercial contracts, such as distribution agreements.
Our commercial solicitors have experience drafting all types of e-commerce agreements, with a thorough understanding of laws relating to online trading. Whatever your commercial objectives, we are confident we have a solution that achieves the dual goals of preserving the customer experience while ensuring your company is well protected from risk.