Website Legal Requirements – Cookies – Updated ICO Guidance

The UK Information Commissioners Office (ICO) will now start to investigate and prosecute companies for breaches of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (Amendment) Regulations. These set out the obligations of website operators to provide users with information about cookies and obtain user consent to the use of cookies. Failure to comply with the rules can result in a fine of up to £500,000.

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SaaS Agreements – Terms and Conditions – Online Sales

SaaS Agreements – Online Sales – Terms and Conditions

Many SaaS suppliers now conclude sales of SaaS products with customers online, usually by having customers “click” acceptance of the supplier’s terms and conditions on their website. When concluding online sales, SaaS suppliers need to ensure that their online terms and conditions include the following information, in order to create a legally enforceable SaaS agreement with the customer.

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Website Legal Requirements – Cookies – New Guidelines

From the 26th of May 2012 the UK Information Commissioners Office (ICO) will start prosecuting companies for breaches of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (Amendment) Regulations. These set out the obligations of website operators to provide users with information about cookies and obtain their consent when using cookies. Failure to comply with the rules can result in a fine of up to £500,000.

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SaaS Agreement – Terms and Conditions – Limitation of Liability Invalid

Do you always ensure that your SaaS terms apply to contracts with customers. If not, the High Court has decided in Ghsp Inc v Ab Electronic Ltd that where two companies fail to agree on whose terms and conditions shall apply to an agreement, neither company’s terms can be enforced. This resulted in the supplier having unlimited liability to the customer for defective parts it had supplied.

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Website Law

Bodle Law provides English legal advice to business customers and suppliers on e-commerce law, website law and Internet laws. Irene Bodle is a specialist IT lawyer experienced in advising companies on e-commerce, Internet laws and website law. I will assist you in ensuring that your UK website and online business

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