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Ecommerce Terms & Conditions Template

Having a Terms and Conditions agreement in place for your ecommerce store can protect both you and your customers, while providing customers with confidence in their purchase decisions. While no law requires any ecommerce store to have a Terms and Conditions agreement (unlike the Privacy Policy that is required by law),...

Avoid these mistakes with your Privacy Policy

Practically every website and mobile app collect some form of personal information from those who use or visit websites and mobile apps. The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") dictates requirements of how personal data must be handled, and how people must be notified of data collection practices in place on a website...

EU Cookie Law

The EU Cookie Law sets rules on how websites and apps set cookies and other trackers. It's part of an important EU law called the ePrivacy Directive. The law requires website and app operators to get consent for certain types of cookies. The law also states that website and app operators...

Arbitration Clause in Terms & Conditions

Arbitration clauses are commonly used in general consumer contracts, but also in Terms and Conditions agreements (also known as Terms of Use or Terms of Service) for websites and mobile apps. Simply put, the arbitration clause requires that the two parties to an agreement will go through arbitration rather than either...

When in doubt, disclose it in your agreement

While an activity or action may not be illegal on its own when it comes to your website or mobile app, sometimes not disclosing that activity or action to your users can make the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") step in. Consider the case of AmeriFreight. The FTC found that AmeriFreight, a company...

Legal Requirements for Device Finterprinting

Cookies have been used extensively since the mid-1990s by operators of websites. These small files that get placed on your computer or mobile device were at one point in time the choice tool used for creating custom and relevant online advertising, and for tracking certain usage habits of visitors...