Data protection and IT

As information technology continues to evolve, legislation must also change. It affects everything from data protection and online selling to internet policies for employees.

Data protection and IT
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Data protection and IT - overview

As technology continues to evolve, legislation has developed to keep pace. It affects everything from data protection and online selling to internet policies for employees.

Data protection
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Data protection - overview

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulates how your business processes personal information. All businesses must comply with the data protection principles.

IT law
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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.

Woman using laptop with data protection on screen - Data protection FAQs
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Data protection FAQs

Why you need to take data protection legislation seriously, your obligations, plus information on the penalties you might face if you breach the GDPR.

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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.

FAQs

Purchasing IT FAQs

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

Using software legally.
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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 legal FAQs

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

Laptop displaying a website - Your website and the law
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Your website and the law

There are a number of legal issues you need to be aware of when building your website, from intellectual property protection to advertising and distance selling rules.

Keep your web cookies legal
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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