Jocelyn Mackie - Page 3

Former civil litigation attorney. Content legal strategist at TermsFeed.

YouTube Disclaimers and How to Draft Them

If you publish YouTube videos, you may need to include some specific disclaimers in your videos or the video description. Not using disclaimers on your videos can potentially lead to legal issues. This is because people take videos just as seriously or even more seriously than they take articles and...

"As Is" and "As Available" in Online Agreements

"As Is" and "As Available" are contract traditions that eventually extended into the sale of digital products. While they are not required contract language, they act as clarifying statements because consumers are accustomed to them. Not every website or app developers include these clauses, but they are helpful in emphasizing your...

Privacy Policy for User Comments

It is easy to overlook user comments when it comes to privacy practices. Since users often post comments through third party platforms (like Facebook) and submit the information voluntarily, there are few developers who realize privacy protection laws apply to these exchanges. The laws protecting privacy generally apply to any entity...

Personal vs. Sensitive Information

Personal information is information that can be used to identify an individual. Sensitive information is a type of personal information that is more highly protected by laws due to its more vulnerable nature. For example, personal information can be your last name or email address. Sensitive information can be your...

Privacy Policy for iOS Auto-Renewable Subscriptions

If you offer an auto-renew subscription service through the Apple App Store, Apple places specific requirements on you. One of those requirements is that you must provide a Privacy Policy and make it accessible through your app store listing. A Privacy Policy is also required by most laws throughout the world...

What's a Legally Binding Agreement

Online agreements challenge traditional contract law mainly because they are not a mutual agreement between users and developers. They are terms that must be accepted before users can proceed and that is not always considered fair. The reason these agreements become legally binding and enforceable despite their deviance from traditional contracts...