The latest instalment of our Website Terms and Conditions update is now live. July focuses on our leading standard e-commerce website
terms for the sale of goods and services.
First and foremost, what was previously one document has become two. Until now, our E-Commerce Sale of Goods Website Terms and Conditions
and terms of sale. In order to better reflect current practice and to make matters considerably clearer for both businesses and their customers, we have
now separated these key elements.
The existing website terms and conditions templates have received the same thorough updates as their contemporaries. The new counterparts
contain detailed provisions governing the sale of goods and services. It is important to note that each pair of documents is designed to be used together.
in our website terms and conditions portfolio and are fully compliant with current best practice, containing new terms making them more detailed, more
thorough, and more at home in the modern social media world. Key enhancements include new IP provisions dealing with content created both by the site owner
and by users; more realistic and pragmatic provisions regarding linking and sharing; new acceptable usage provisions; greater levels of detail about the
website operator; and a great deal more besides.
New E-Commerce Terms of Sale
The new terms of sale templates take the material originally contained in the standalone website terms and conditions and
expand upon it. Great attention is paid to explaining the order and purchase process to consumers in terms that are easier to understand. In particular,
rights to cancel contracts (whether because of problems or simply because a customer has changed their mind and wishes to avail themselves of the 14 day
cooling off period bestowed upon them by the 2013 Consumer Contracts Regulations) are detailed, along with comprehensive provisions governing liability,
customer complaints, contact information and data protection.
The contents of this Newsletter are for reference purposes only and do not constitute
legal advice. Independent legal advice should be sought in relation to any specific