Digital EU UK Agreeement

TITLE III: DIGITAL TRADE Chapter 1: General provisions Article DIGIT.1 Objective The objective of this Title is to facilitate digital trade, to address unjustified barriers to trade enabled by electronic means and to ensure an open, secure and trustworthy online environment for businesses and consumers. Article DIGIT.2 Scope 1. This Title applies to measures of […]

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Digital Changes

E-commerce The EU e-commerce legislation provides a common EU wide basis for the provision of information society services throughout the European Union. They are broadly services provided wholly over the Internet. There are strong principles which provide for the exclusive regulation of such providers in their home EU state. This is to facilitate the provision […]

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VAT E-Commerce 2021

Modernising VAT for cross-border e-commerce Latest news The VAT e-commerce package is now fully complete with adoption on 12 February 2020 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/194. This Regulation provides the details for the registration in the VAT One Stop Shop, including the Import One Stop Shop, and for the VAT One Stop Shop return. On […]

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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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E-Commerce UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance The eCommerce Directive and the UK What you need to do now that the eCommerce Directive no longer applies to the UK. Published 5 January 2021 From: Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Print this page The eCommerce Directive no longer applies to the UK now that the transition period is over. If you are […]

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Network Infrastructure in EU UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance NIS Regulations: UK digital service providers operating in the EU What UK digital services providers must do to comply with the regulations covering the security of network and information systems. Published 31 December 2020 From: Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Contents Organisations based in the UK offering services in the EU Appoint […]

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Data (GDPR) UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance Using personal data in your business or other organisation What action you need to take regarding data protection and data flows with the EU/EEA. Published 31 December 2020 From: Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, and Information Commissioner’s Office Contents What personal data is Now that the UK […]

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EU Domain Names UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance Registering and renewing .eu domain names in the UK Find out what you need to do if you hold a .eu domain or want to register one. From: Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Published 31 December 2020 Last updated 16 March 2021 — See all updates Contents What you need to do If […]

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Personal Data UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance Using personal data in your business or other organisation What action you need to take regarding data protection and data flows with the EU/EEA. From: Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, and Information Commissioner’s Office Published: 31 December 2020 Last updated: 10 March 2021, see all updates Contents What […]

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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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E-Commerce Rules 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance The eCommerce Directive after the transition period At the end of the transition period, the eCommerce Directive will no longer apply to the UK. You should begin to prepare for these changes now. Published 16 October 2019 Last updated 6 July 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport The […]

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EU Domain Names 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance .eu domain names – what you need to do before the end of the transition period Find out what you need to do before the end of the transition period if you hold a .eu domain. Published 16 October 2019 Last updated 2 July 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Digital, Culture, Media […]

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Geo-blocking

Geo-blocking: addressing discriminatory treatment of customers Regulation (EU) 2018/302 on addressing unjustified geo-blocking and other forms of discrimination based on customers’ nationality, place of residence or place of establishment within the internal market It aims to ensure the proper functioning of the EU’s internal market by preventing unjustified geo-blocking* and other forms of discrimination based, […]

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Online Intermediation Services

Online intermediation services — fairness and transparency for business users Regulation (EU) 2019/1150 on promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation services It aims to ensure the fair and transparent treatment of business users by online platforms, giving them more effective options for redress when they face problems, creating a predictable and […]

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Digital Services Contracts

Contracts for the supply of digital content and digital services Directive (EU) 2019/770 on certain aspects concerning contracts for the supply of digital content and digital services It sets out rules concerning contracts for the supply of digital content or digital services, in particular: rules on conformity with the contract; and remedies where the digital […]

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Access to Internet

Enjoying online content without borders Regulation (EU) 2017/1128 — portability of online content services throughout the EU It aims to ensure that subscribers to an online content service in their own EU country, such as films, sports events, eBooks, video games and music, can access it when they are temporarily staying in other EU countries. […]

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Digital Communications Market

Competition in electronic communications networks and services Ensure that every undertaking has the right to provide electronic communications services or put in place, extend or exploit electronic communication networks without restriction. Commission Directive 2002/77/EC of 16 September 2002 on competition in the markets for electronic communication networks and services [Official Journal L 249, 17.09.2002]. Context […]

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Single Digital Gateway

The single digital gateway Regulation (EU) 2018/1724 establishing a single digital gateway to provide access to information, to procedures and to assistance and problem-solving services The single digital gateway will facilitate online access to the information, administrative procedures and assistance services that citizens and businesses need to live in, or carry on their business in, […]

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