Ensuring your website is compliant

How DAS Law can help

To protect the rights of consumers, all commercial websites must ensure the safety of personal and financial data. Additionally, consumers must have the ability to enforce their legal rights when buying online. Failure to do this could lead you to civil or criminal consequences.

Our experienced team of commercial lawyers can provide you with practical legal advice to ensure that your business website complies with UK and EU legal requirements.

These are some of the outcomes we can achieve for you

  • Ensure your website displays the correct registered information relating to your company.
  • Ensure your website has the correct consent information for cookies.
  • Ensure your website has the correct privacy policy displayed if you processes personal data.
  • Ensure your website content adheres to requirements set out in the Equality Act 2010.
  • Ensure your website has the correct disclaimer protecting you from liability that may arise.
  • Ensure your website has the correct Terms & Conditions required by the distance selling and electronic commerce regulations.
  • To ensure your website conforms to EU anti-spam laws.
  • Here are some important things you should be aware of:

    • If your website breaches data protection laws, creates racial hatred or displays obscene content, you could face criminal action resulting in a fine, a criminal record, or something worse.
    • If your website displays content that has been copied from third party websites, you could be in breach of copyright law and face civil action. This may result with you facing an injunction and/or damages payments.
    • If your website has the functionality for posting comments, you could face a defamation claim if comments posted by yourself or a third party are found to be derogatory.

    How much will it cost?

    If you would like DAS Law to help you get your business website to be legally compliant, we will offer competitive fixed fees so that you have complete certainty on your legal spend throughout the process. Our legal advisers are always happy to discuss our fee options with you in more detail.

    What to do next?

    If you would like to speak to a commercial expert about your commercial website, please contact us by calling 0345 604 7298, or email enquiries@daslaw.co.uk.

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