user privacy and data protection

3 Reasons Why Tech Startups Should Care About User Privacy And Data Protection

Linkilaw Guest Post, Internet Technology, Technology

When building your company, particularly if it’s a tech company, user privacy and data protection regulations are likely to be one of the last things on your mind. There are way too many other things to worry about. Yet still, looking at a big business like Google getting into trouble with European authorities due to personal data protection and ‘the …

data protection

4 Things Business Owners Typically Overlook With Data Protection

Linkilaw Internet Security, Internet Technology, Technology

If your business processes personal data such as names, addresses, contact details, academic backgrounds and employment records of clients, employees or any other person, then you have a legal obligation to protect that data. The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) governs this area of law and aims to protect the privacy of a person …

Sorting your data privacy policy once and for all.

Sorting Your Data Privacy Policy Once And For All

Linkilaw Internet Technology, Legal Documents, Technology

If you’re like most entrepreneurs, then there’s definitely an element of your business which runs online. Building a website for your business isn’t an easy feat. You’ve got a number of things to worry about – the user experience, the interface, the cost of running the website and more – including your legal obligation to protect the privacy of your …

How A Privacy Policy Can Protect You & Your Users

Linkilaw Ecommerce, Internet Security, Internet Technology, Terms and Conditions

Now more than ever, businesses are enthusiastically embracing the Internet as a medium to connect with regular users and engage with potential clients. Business websites will often publicly advertise services and qualities for marketing purposes, while withholding certain information can maintain a competitive edge. A privacy policy is not only important, it is necessary. Failure to create a privacy policy …

Digital Rights And The Political Mainstream?

Linkilaw Intellectual Property, Internet Technology, Legal Advice

The outcome of Brexit is an indicator of another worrying political trend that has emerged in the last 10 years: Young people are getting more and more detached from politics, thus leaving the decision-making to the baby boomers – and sometimes even their parents! Understandably, this phenomenon is nowhere more apparent than it is in the field of digital rights. …

The Future? Artificially Intelligent Lawyers

Linkilaw Internet Technology

The world’s first artificially intelligent lawyer called ROSS was unveiled this year and hired by a law firm called Baker & Hostetler. ROSS was developed by IBM using a technology that involves natural language processing and cognitive computing technology to give lawyers evidence-based answers to their questions.   Lawyers can ask the software program questions and it will search through …

online cookies

10 Things You Should Know About Web Cookies

Linkilaw Internet Security, Internet Technology

We all know that web cookies exist, however most of us don’t really know anything about them. They’re a technical part of each person’s internet experience and most people probably aren’t even aware that cookies are being used on every website they visit or why. In this post you’ll learn everything you need to know about web cookies, and we’ll even …

tech tools

The 7 Tech Tools Powering 7-Figure Businesses

Linkilaw Internet Security, Internet Technology, Marketing & Social Media, Motivation & Success

A recipe for business success is like a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow – even if it does exist, no one’s sharing it! That’s because entrepreneurs running million dollar companies had to carve their own path to the top and it’s only fair that you should too. But, creating a unique journey in today’s market can …

law disruptors

Why Legal Disruption Is Working

Linkilaw Business News, Company Law, Internet Technology, Motivation & Success

In case you haven’t noticed, the legal sector is rapidly changing. And – as with most things these days – this change is directly related to our unapologetic fascination with (and dependence on) all things technology based. Yes, this tech-reliance is a disruption to the traditional ways of the legal system, but it’s a welcomed one. In fact, legal technology …