Quick Tips: Legal Documents for Websites
What Legal Documents Do I Need for My Website?
Before transacting or capturing any kind of customer information, you’ll want to ensure you’re well equipped legally to highlight your compliance and credibility as a business.
This quick guide provides an overview on everything you’ll need to get started online from a legal perspective.
*Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)
2. Website Terms and Conditions
Under Australian Consumer law, you are required to have Terms and Conditions on your website especially if you deal with goods or services. Website Terms and Conditions include terms of delivery, return and refund policies specific to your business. Website Terms and Conditions have the further effect of limiting liability for any information and material that may be on your site.
4. Email Disclaimer
We live in a technological world, there is a risk that your emails may be public. Make sure that you have an email disclaimer at the end of your emails to keep your communications safe and secure. It ensures that the email is to be read only be the recipient, contains a disclaimer for ‘opinions’ and also email errors.
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Dominic is the CEO of Lawpath, dedicating his days to making legal easier, faster and more accessible to businesses. Dominic is a recognised thought-leader in Australian legal disruption, and was recognised as a winner of the 2015 Australian Legal Innovation Index.