Amazon Hit with Major Data Breach

November 23, 2018
Cyber Week LawBite

It has been widely reported this week that Amazon has suffered a major data breach which resulted in customer data including names and email addresses being disclosed on its website, right before the critical trading period around Black Friday. It is thought that a technical issue was ...

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GDPR Compliance | How to Handle Your Customers’ Data

October 25, 2018
GDPR advice

BLACK FRIDAY AND CYBER MONDAY are the biggest retail opportunities of the year for UK businesses. This year is the first time when businesses need to consider the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR) in their preparation for Cyber Week. We will be running a free GDPR Update Webinar on 2 November at 12:30 pm that you are invited to attend by registering ...

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GDPR And Digital Marketing | Cyber Week 2018

October 11, 2018
cyber week

CYBER WEEK – Black Friday through to Cyber Monday around Thanksgiving in the US, and increasingly the days either side of these dates, is becoming by far the most lucrative online trading period of the year. LawBriefs lawyer, Barbara Jamieson, recently wrote on our blog about some of the key legal aspects for making your busines...

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Copyright Controversial Law Passed – Winners and Losers

September 14, 2018
copyright

Good news on copyright if you’re a content creative but potentially bad news for SMEs who currently use others’ content online and cannot afford the expensive tech solutions necessary to ensure that they remain compliant with the new Copyright Directive. Earlier this summer we reported here on the draft proposal of a new...

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Brexit | .eu Domain: What Does it Mean for Your Business?

September 12, 2018
EU Domain Graphic

With all the news about Brexit, of which helpful information can be found on our blog, one important area to consider for businesses and individuals is regarding .eu domain names. The domain .eu is used by businesses and companies established in the EU and available for all EU residents, providing users with a European internet identity onl...

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Have you received legal advice for these 7 start-up considerations? (Part 1)

August 8, 2017
brainstorming_LawBite

Starting a new business takes careful planning, research and very often a leap of faith! But there is a lot you can do to minimise your legal risk and give your start-up a boost.

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Cyber Threats – what are your business’s obligations around hacking prevention?

May 16, 2017
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LawBite Software LawBrief Annelie Carver looks at what businesses should do in order to prevent a cyber-attack. What are your business’s legal obligations?

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2016 – Retailers Beware!

November 22, 2016
ecommerce, computer, shopping, website, online retail

Now key events on the UK shopping calendar! “Black Friday” traditionally the name given to the day after the American Thanksgiving holiday when shops and retailers drop their prices for 24 hours.

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5 Essential Documents You Need When Trading Online

November 19, 2015
E-commerce, Online Business, Website, Worker, Online

In this blog, we consider the legal documents that businesses need to put in place when they are setting up a website.

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