Internet, Privacy & Tech Law
Any business that operates online either to sell products or advertise services in the UK or internationally should be mindful of the legal landscape of the internet.
There are numerous laws relating to digital marketing and eCommerce, new technology continues to disrupt existing models and the legislation is continually being adapted to keep up.
If your business collects any personal data, you will be subject to the privacy laws of any territories where you market to customers, and are almost certainly subject to EU and UK law obligations in this area. With new legislation about to come into force, bringing with it significant fines for non-compliance to businesses of any size, it is more important than ever to know your obligations in this area.
Our internet, privacy and tech lawyers are able to advise on your business’ compliance with privacy laws, eCommerce and distance selling regulations and create website terms and conditions, privacy and cookie policies tailored to your business.
The Internet has been going through a period of exponential growth since the 1990’s. Every passing year has given rise to new legal concepts and created a need to expand on existing laws. International and domestic court decisions are being made every day to refine the application of legal definitions on the boundaries of the internet. Whether you’re a multinational or new business, your activity on the internet and interaction with users is becoming increasingly regulated.
Some of the issues dealt with in Internet law include:
- Intellectual Property
Whether you’re a multinational or new business, your activity on the internet and interaction with users is becoming increasingly regulated.
Laws that deal with the regulation of personal information about individuals are now becoming a commonplace for disputes to occur. If you collect any form of information which can be used to identify an individual then this constitutes personal data. No matter what type of business you have, the likelihood is that you will collect some kind of personal information. You are responsible for any personal data you collect. It is estimated that 2 / 3 of businesses experienced a data breach in 2016. With new laws coming into force you could be fined if you do not adequately protect personal information.
It is estimated that 2 / 3 of businesses experienced a data breach in 2016.
If you want to know how to meet data privacy standards to avoid getting sued and damaging your business’ reputation, get in contact to be linked with a specialist who has helped hundreds of businesses deal with privacy law issues.
Technology is becoming increasingly important for businesses to integrate to stay competitive. Businesses are now multi-faceted and need legal advice catered to every element of their business. Our lawyers could help protect your technological developments whether you develop or outsource development, security, licenses, website design agreements, defence, digital media, e-commerce or gaming. You need to ensure that your technology is protected at each stage in your growth cycle.
You need to ensure that your technology is protected at each stage in your growth cycle.
At Linkilaw, we have helped businesses of all shapes and sizes find the specialist internet lawyer they need.