The business landscape is always evolving
Online marketing and e-commerce plays a vital part in today’s business environment. It is unlikely you will get by without an online presence of sorts.
The most common situation is with the creation of a website and the collection of personal data.
It may be that you are well advised by your web development team however it is important that you understand your obligations as a business owner when it comes to sensitive subjects such as capturing and recording personal data.
In the UK there are five important acts, directives and laws that you must comply with if you are selling goods or services online
- The Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002
- Data Protection Act 1998
- The Distance Selling Act 2000
- ICO Cookie Law
- GDPR (effective as of May 25, 2018)
At Heald solicitors, we keep on top of ever-changing online landscape so we can advise you on the latest developments ensuring you have the right advice.