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The internet has long been part and parcel of day-to-day life.

It permeates our work and leisure time, performing a myriad of functions and affecting us in many ways.

This new virtual classroom seminar will provide an update as to recent developments in several key areas of law relating to the internet, including incorporation of terms and the increasingly onerous requirements of consumer and data protection laws.

The session is suitable for commercial lawyers and those wishing to be updated about these areas of law.

What You Will Learn

This live and interactive session will cover the following:

  • Incorporation of Terms
    • Incorporation of terms by notice
    • What constitutes ‘reasonable steps’ to bring the terms to the customer’s attention?
    • Recent case law - Betfred v Green and Longley v Paddy Power
  • Consumer Law
    • Website terms and conditions - how to ensure fairness
    • Website commercial practices - how to ensure compliance
    • Proposed changes re fake reviews and other website commercial practices
    • Website enforcement examples - unfair terms and unfair commercial practices
    • Enforcement powers - proposed introduction of fining powers of up to 10% of turnover
  • Data Protection
    • UK GDPR compliance requirements
      • Right to object - how do I provide this to the data subject?
      • Consent v legitimate interests - which can I rely on and when?
    • Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
      • Electronic marketing - how is this defined?
      • Soft opt-in - what are the rules and how do I comply with them?
      • Latest guidance from the ICO

Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.

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Learn Live | 29.03.2023

N/A | 9:00am - 10:30am

The Internet - Recent Legal Developments

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Discounts are available for multiple places. If you have 5 or more people interested in participating in this virtual learning session please email us at group@mblseminars.com for more information.

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