Blog: Legal Requirements

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Privacy Policy for Dropshipping

If you own or operate a dropshipping store, you will need to have and display a Privacy Policy. Since most dropshipping companies accept and ship orders worldwide, there's a high probability that you will need to abide by privacy and data protection laws. A considerable part of that is ensuring that...

Return Policy for Dropshipping

Many dropshippers overlook a critical aspect of store creation when setting up their businesses. Namely, they often overlook the need for having a Return Policy. Having a Return Policy will help you streamline your ecommerce processes while boosting your site's professionalism. Shoppers also tend to select places with clear return policy...

Google's Enhanced Privacy Disclosure Requirements

On May 6th, 2021, Google announced that beginning in the second quarter of 2022, mobile app developers who submit new apps and updates to existing apps to the Google Play store must disclose information regarding how their apps collect, use, and share private user information. They must also disclose their security...

California's Data Breach Law

Virtually every company operating in California is covered by the California Data Breach Law. The law requires businesses to protect personal information and follow a strict process for reporting data breaches. Even if you haven't experienced a data breach (yet), it's important to understand the law so you'll be prepared if...

Parent's Accountability and Child Protection Act

On September 28, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown of California approved Assembly Bill 2511, officially known as the Parent's Accountability and Child Protection Act. The bill became enforceable on January 1, 2020. Let's take a deeper look at the rules and requirements of the Act, as well as what you'll need to do...

Web Scraping Laws

Web scraping is all about acquiring information from somebody else's website. Many companies use third-party services that use various web scraping tools to build databases. These third parties then sell the data they've gathered to those who need various data sets. Legal issues have developed around web scraping because some businesses...