E-Privacy

Unsolicited Communications to (Persons) I A person shall not use or cause to be used any publicly available electronic communications service to send to a subscriber or user who is a natural person an unsolicited communication for the purpose of direct marketing by means of— an automated calling machine, a facsimile machine, or electronic mail, […]

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Distance Contracts

EU Consumer Rights Directive The Consumer Rights Directive 2011 modifies and supplements the law set out in the earlier Distance Selling and Doorstep Contracts Regulations.  There are five principal categories of transaction to which the regulations are applicable; contracts for the sale of goods; contracts for the supply of services; contracts for the supply of […]

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Information Society Services

Directive on Information Society Services The EU Directive on e-commerce facilitates the sale of goods and supply of services over the internet within the EU. It is designed to contribute to the proper functioning of the internal EU market by ensuring free movement of “information society services” between member states.  The Directive covers online activity […]

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E-Commerce

Overview E-Commerce is business conducted over the internet.  For the most part, the general legal rules apply to E-Commerce.  The law of contract, the Sale of Goods Act and the consumer protection rules apply in the same broad way, as they apply to conventional transactions. In the early part of the century, a number of […]

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Digital Services Guidance

Overview Delivering the deal negotiated with the EU remains the government’s top priority. This has not changed. However, the government must prepare for every eventuality, including a no deal scenario. For 2 years, the government has been implementing a significant programme of work to ensure that the UK is prepared to leave the EU on 29 […]

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EU Withdrawal Note .EU Domain Name

Brussels, 28 March 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS EU RULES ON .EU DOMAIN NAMES The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes another date, all Union primary […]

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EU Withdrawal Note E-Signatures

Brussels, 21 March 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS ELECTRONIC IDENTIFICATION AND TRUST SERVICES FOR ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes another date, all […]

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EU Withdrawal Note Electronic Communiciations

Brussels, 12 March 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes another date, all Union primary and secondary law will […]

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EU Withdrawal Note Network Security

Brussels, 12 March 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS SECURITY OF NETWORK AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes another date, all Union primary […]

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EU Withdrawal Note E-Commerce

NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS 7 March 2018 ELECTRONIC COMMERCE AND NET NEUTRALITY The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes another date, all Union primary and secondary […]

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