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4 Legal Documents Your e-Commerce Business Is Missing

Setting up your e-commerce store is exciting, but a lot of work. The last thing you may be thinking about is what kind of legal documents you need. Or maybe your store is already up and running, and you've suddenly realized that there are a few things that were overlooked. The four...

Terms of Service Model for Student Websites

Student data privacy has been a hot topic in the last year or so and is only expected to gain momentum as educational services, websites, and mobile apps infiltrate classrooms everywhere, with students of all ages from elementary grades to university levels. As new bills, laws and legislation get passed, it's...

Legal Requirements for Email Marketing

Sending spam emails is illegal in almost every country. But email marketing is a crucial part of many companies' growth strategies. Getting the rules right is essential, because breaking the law on email marketing can attract regulatory action and harm your reputation. This article will explore the legal requirements for email...

What is Safe Harbor

In October of 1998, the European Commission's Directive on Data Protection went into effect and started to prohibit any transfer of personal data about any European citizen to any non-European Union countries that fail to meet the European Union's standard for what is considered to be adequate privacy protection. The approach...

How Not to Place "I Agree to" Checkboxes

The following are crucial factors when it comes to getting valid and enforceable agreement to your website or mobile app Terms and legal agreements: How enforceable your Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policy agreements are Where you place the "I agree to" checkbox to obtain consent and agreement, and What language is placed...

Be specific in your Privacy Policy

The current Privacy Policy of Google allows them to combine data from their different services they currently operate. For example, data collected from YouTube could be combined with data collected from Google searches. The Article 29 Working Party, which is a group of European Data Protection regulators, advised in 2012 that...