IT law

As part of your IT management, which includes purchasing and maintaining IT, you should make sure you understand and manage any legal issues involved.

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IT law - overview

As part of your IT management, which includes purchasing and maintaining IT, you should make sure you understand and manage any legal issues involved.

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Internet and email law

Communicating and selling online is subject to the same laws as 'traditional' business, and often brings added complications. Read our overview.

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Purchasing IT FAQs

How to go about purchasing hardware, software and IT systems for your business, licencing and what to do if your IT solution fails to work properly

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Using software legally

Illegal software can carry viruses as well as leaving you open to prosecution. Make sure you stay within the law when you buy business software.

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Your website FAQs

Legal issues surrounding your website, including domain registration and protection, content, and the legal statements you're required to include

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Your website and the law

There are a number of legal issues that you need to be aware of which affect your website – particularly on a launch or relaunch of your site

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Dealing with a web designer

A step by step guide to finding the right web designer, agreeing on the brief and time-scales and how you will deal with any problems or delays

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Keep your web cookies legal

To comply with web cookie laws, businesses are required to install a method of requesting user consent, or remove web cookies completely

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