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Legal Information E-commerce Regulations

Legal Information E-commerce Regulations

Registered information: For a UK registered business, the website needs to display the Company Information

i.e. the business name, place of registration, registered number, registered office address and if it is a member of a trade association. For sole traders and partnerships, the address of the principle place of business must be displayed.

 

 

Cookies:

Recent legislation changes have meant that websites must require user consent to leave cookies on the visitor’s computer unless the cookie is a necessary requirement for the website to function (e.g. shopping cart cookies). For more information on cookies see our in-depth article Taking the biscuit: How to comply with the new UK cookie law.

Privacy Policy:

A Privacy policy or data protection notice must be displayed on the website if data is processed and must inform the user what the data is used for and that it is compliant with the Data Protection Act 1988. The Privacy Policy must also explain what cookies will be created and their purpose.

Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (now the Equality Act 2010):

All website owners must make sure their content is available to all users – for example, the visually impaired – failure to comply may be considered ‘unlawful disability discrimination’.

 

 

Disclaimer:

Visitors to a website can use the information published on it to the extent stipulated in the disclaimer. This document should also state that the website owner does not accept any liability that may arise from using or downloading information from the website.

Terms & Conditions:

Terms, along with a Delivery and Returns Policy are all required as part of the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations and Electronic Commerce Regulations (EC Directive).

These terms must state:

  • Identity of the supplier and address
  • A description of the service
  • The contract price inclusive of taxes
  • Delivery costs (if applicable)
  • Payment and delivery arrangement
  • Notification of the right of cancellation
  • The cost of the means of communication by which the contract is to be concluded (e.g. premium rate telephone numbers)
  • The period for which the terms are available
  • Minimum duration of the contract, where it is not of one-off performance
  • EU Anti Spam Laws: To conform to EU Anti Spam Laws, ensure that email lists are only of ‘opt-in’ email addresses, and always include an ‘opt-out’ instruction on all marketing emails

Privacy policy Protecting your personal details on our website | Pro. Audio Cables

Privacy policy Protecting your personal details on our website | Pro. Audio Cables

Our privacy policy is a statement in privacy law disclosing some or all of the ways we gathers uses discloses and manages a customer data.

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Website - Terms And Conditions Disclaimer Of Use | Pro. Audio Cables

Website - Terms And Conditions Disclaimer Of Use Website - Important information about your rights and obligations when using this website.

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Right of withdrawal | Pro. Audio Cables

Consumer Contracts Regulations give consumers extra protection when buying online. Providing consumers with statutory right to cancel the order.

PCI Security Standards Require For All Merchants | Pro. Audio Cables

PCI Security Standards Require For All Merchants | Pro. Audio Cables

PCI Security Standards require all merchants, who accept, store, transmit or process any cardholder data to comply with PCI DSS