This is the third part of the series of posts we started two weeks ago with the first part being how to define your online business. Today, we’ll discuss one of the few topics that can be pretty scary and it’s also one that’s not too much fun: legal aspects.
The legal aspects of our online store can usually be captured in 4 documents:
The first two aspects pertain to the world of personal information and what to do with it, while the other two focus more on how the customer uses our online store and the contract that is established between the two parties (customer and company) when he places an order.
Really, the first two aspects don’t give us much information. Here we need to talk about things like:
As you can see, there is a litany of legal issues that no one ever reads about but that are vital to pay attention to when publishing a web project or creating an online store. The fines imposed for not following the Organic Law of Data Protection are a pretty penny. Anywhere from 600 to 100,000 euros. But let’s not lose sight of the fact that the entity imposing these sanctions is self-financed. And how do they finance themselves? With those fines, my friends.
And now we’ve come to the real crux, the contract conditions; the contract that is ironclad between the user and online store when it’s time to purchase. Here we should specify how the sale works and going into detail using legal information like:
How do you feel? It’s not paltry (I love that word), right? Instead of copying and pasting a lot of legal jargon from other websites, why not just leave it up to a good lawyer 😉
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