Leah Hamilton

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Freelance writer and researcher at TermsFeed

Leah Hamilton is an editor and writer published by The Spinoff, The Urbanist, UrbDeZine, and Penguin Random House New Zealand. Leah loves to write about sustainable urban development, data privacy, mental health, and matters of the heart. She spends her time reading, walking her dog, and eating unreasonable amounts of chocolate.

What to Pick in SaaS: EULA, SLA or ToS

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is becoming more widely used and service-based offerings are becoming the new normal for vendors. But the legal agreements involved for new businesses operating SaaS apps are still confusing for many people. Should you use a Terms of Service (ToS) when you sign up new users? What about an...

Your Checkout Page Is Missing Clickwrap

You may not have heard of clickwrap, but it's one of the most important ways you can use to ensure that you're legally protected when a customer purchases something from your store. It doesn't matter if you sell physical items or digital items. Clickwrap is a .way of getting consent from...

Use Clickwrap on Registration Forms

Registration forms are used in a number of places, such as lead generation landing pages, as well as sign-up pages, getting quotes for services, event sign-ups, membership forms, competition entries, and even patient information online for medical clinics. As these forms have so many uses, they are very ubiquitous. But many of...

CalOPPA: California Online Privacy Protection Act

The state of privacy legislation in the United States is pretty shocking: there's no overarching federal data privacy law at all. The United States lags far behind Europe and the UK, and even behind many up-and-coming economies in Southeast Asia. The primary data privacy law in the US that applies generally, rather...

What's Missing From Your Landing Page: Clickwrap

The typical marketing approach to landing pages is for all navigation bars to be hidden so that the call-to-action is clear and uncluttered with excess unnecessary web components (navigation, other links etc.) While this may make complete sense from a marketing perspective, this is a huge mistake from a legal perspective. Your...

SaaS, Who Owns the Content of Your Users?

When you create a SaaS product, user-generated content is one of the most common ways to build and grow a community within that app. But if that content is created by users rather than you, who owns it? In intellectual property law, copyright is automatically granted to an original work. This...