Blog: Consent

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Cookie Consent Outside of the EU

Most websites that have adopted a cookie consent solution like a cookie banner have done so in order to comply with European Union (EU) law. The EU places strict requirements on businesses who collect personal information about internet users within its borders. But what about countries outside of the EU? Almost...

A Best Practice Guide to Clickwrap Agreements

Internet contracts and online agreements are every bit as legally binding as the paper variety if processed correctly. If you're trying to decide on the most airtight and secure methods for offering online contracts, privacy, and terms agreements to your customers, clickwrap agreements are undeniably the way to go. However, not...

Consent Under the GDPR

Consent under the GDPR are quite specific and strict, requiring it to be clearly given in an overt and active way. This article will take a look at exactly what the GDPR requires when it comes to consent, and what you can do to make sure your methods of obtaining consent...

How to (and How NOT to) Create a GDPR Notice

If your business has an online presence, you've probably heard of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This sweeping legislation went into effect in May of 2018 and if you thought it wouldn't affect your business, think again. Is your GDPR Notice ready to go? The GDPR will have global...

Clickwrap in the EU

As more privacy laws require affirmative consent from users, clickwrap becomes more and more essential. Unlike the passive acceptance long advanced by browsewrap, clickwrap provides certainty when it comes to ensuring users accept your online terms. This is especially true if your company operates within the EU. You risk substantial fines...

How to Use Clickwrap for Your EULA

An End-User License Agreement (EULA) is a legal contract or agreement between the owner, publisher, or the distributor of an app and the end-user. EULAs contain terms, rules, and clauses that are limited in scope to issues relating to the licensing of the software app. Common clauses and sections found include...