Web + Data Protection

Digital law is a fast developing legal area and we are confident we have the experience and skills to support you. We can provide a range of services in relation to web and IT law and associated areas such as intellectual property law, defamation and business law. This combined knowledge allows us to consider all the relevant rules, regulation and best practice when providing you with the advice and support to manage your risks, deal with unequal bargaining positions and maximise revenue.

Web and internet

We can deliver prompt, business focused advice to suit a variety of situations involving your website and online content such as:

  • Cookie policies and website terms and conditions;
  • GDPR compliance including drafting privacy policies and website disclaimers;
  • Online intellectual property rights including copyright and trademarks;
  • Libel and defamation;
  • Domain name protection;
  • Complying with company law requirements;
  • Consumer protection including online and distance selling regulations, e-commerce regulations and the Consumer Rights Act; and
  • Disputes regarding IT issues.

Data Protection

We can help you navigate the rules, regulation and best practice relating to data and privacy. We can provide confidentiality agreements, privacy notices, and help with data protection impact assessments. If someone contacts you asking for you disclose the data you control, we can help you comply, and help ensure compliance.

Social Media

We work with many different organisations and individuals, providing advice regarding posts made online and on social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Youtube.  We can help with a range of legal, regulatory and practical issues affecting your work or private life online.

We can assist with:

  • Defamation;
  • Protecting your reputation and brand;
  • Copyright and other intellectual property rights;
  • Preserving your privacy rights;
  • Safeguarding private and confidential information; and
  • Unlawful use or disclosure of personal data and claims under the Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulations 2018 (“GDPR”).

We can also provide specific advice for social media influencers, including:

  • Management agreements;
  • Influencer contracts and agreements;
  • Business advice and brand strategy;
  • Submitting complaints via Facebook, Twitter and other social media networks;
  • Sponsorship agreements; and
  • Advertising Standard Agency (ASA) and Commercial Markets Authority (CMA) Guidance including the Influencer’s Guide.

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