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How to use electronic signatures?

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In our technology-empowered world, consumers and businesses need to rely on modern methods for entering into binding contracts and transactions. In strange times such as these, electronic signatures can be key in keeping your business operating by allowing you to complete transactions legally without having to meet the other party in person or leaving your home. In this article, we …

Privacy policy

How A Privacy Policy Can Protect You & Your Users

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Now more than ever, businesses are enthusiastically embracing the Internet as a medium to connect with regular users and engage with potential clients. A privacy policy is not only important, it is necessary. Failure to create a privacy policy is illegal as such a policy should be adopted under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) to ensure that personal information …

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5 Ways To Help Your Business Manage Cyber Risk

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Removing geographical borders as a result of advancements in digital technology is great for business but, according to a recent government report, 81% of large UK businesses and 60% of small companies suffered a cyber risk last year. Latest figures indicate that data breaches have become more frequent with 74% of small organisations and 90% of large enterprises being affected …

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4 Things Business Owners Typically Overlook With Data Protection

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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 data protection. 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 when …

#LegalFails: Bad T&Cs Could Have Killed Instagram

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  Do you ever read the online Terms and Conditions (T&Cs) when ordering your new pair of shoes or joining Instagram for the first time? Most of us don’t. By ticking the box, we bound ourselves by a number of rules and obligations that can put the company’s interest above ours. [tweet_dis_img][/tweet_dis_img] T&Cs are essential for any business. They provide …

Digital Rights And The Political Mainstream?

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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 Internet of Things Legal Implications

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These days it seems every gadget, device, and tool that we own has Internet capabilities. From smartphones to smartwatches, no matter what we interact with now, there is an Internet interface. This technology has revolutionised the way that we connect to the world around us, but with a flood of new Internet gadgets that go beyond phones and computers, the …