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Here's what developers need to know about digital legal record keeping

Lately, we have been encouraging lawyers and companies to check, double check, and re-check their privacy policies and terms of service to make sure they are enforceable.

And that is extremely vital when working to protect your interests while maintaining your reputation as an honest, trustworthy, customer-friendly company. (Have no clue what I’m talking about? Read it again!)

But rest assured, we have not forgotten the developers; the crux of the operation that make digital businesses a reality!

Below are tips for developers on designing website terms of service, terms of use, and terms and conditions. All of the terms! Check it out.

Topics: Website Legal Agreements For Developers Managing Website Legal Clickwraps Tips and Best Practices Developer Stuff

AT&T's got rules. And you're already following them.

AT&T: you’re breaking my heart! With all of this buzz about Spotify’s recent privacy policy situation, AT&T almost skidded by without blemish when news was reported on August 18 that some pretty important details of their privacy policy are more difficult to opt out of now, than ever.

Topics: Website Legal Agreements Clickwraps Why Most Sites Do It Wrong

Spotify's new privacy policy made the internet mad for no reason. Here's how to prevent that.

On the web, perception is reality.

Worried About Class Actions? Consider Using Arbitration Provisions Online

Class actions are a major pain for big companies.  In fact, a recent survey by Norton Rose Fullbright, polling more than 800 corporate counsel, revealed that class action lawsuits were the most important legal issue impacting their companies.

Topics: Website Legal Agreements Clickwraps Browsewraps

Make Your E-Commerce Agreement Count

We keep stressing this idea that privacy policies are important, and for good reason! They are! But, there is a difference between simply having a privacy policy and having an effective privacy policy.

Topics: Modifying Website Legal Website Legal Agreements Tips and Best Practices

Clickwraps That Don't Suck - Edition 2 - The Lego Movie App

We take clickwraps pretty seriously here at PactSafe!  And you should too!  If you click on clickwraps as a consumer, you very likely are agreeing to become a part of a HumancentiPad.  And if you are business with a clickwrap that sucks, well you may already be having super fun times in court.

Top 10 List: PactSafe's First Month at Acceleprise

In case you are just tuning in, PactSafe is fortunate to be participating in Acceleprise right now  an awesome accelerator based out of San Francisco focused on enterprise software, founded in 2014, and backed by a roster of great SaaS founders and executives. This accelerator goes above and beyond company dreams providing funding, mentorship, office space, access to potential investors and customers, and community support to promising early stage SaaS companies over a four-month program.

Topics: PactSafe News Behind the Curtain

Readable v. Ridiculous: Privacy Policies

All too often, privacy policies and other online terms are thick, dense, and hard to understand for an average consumer. As consumers have grown more conscious of what they’re signing -- or clicking -- away, there’s been pressure on companies to make these terms more easy-to-digest.

Topics: Modifying Website Legal Managing Website Legal Why Most Sites Do It Wrong

Smart, Connected Contracts Are Coming

Contracts.  

For 100s of years they have been pretty much the same damned thing.  You know, static, paper based contracts with handwritten signatures and lots and lots of words. Those words are obviously important - they detail things like :

Topics: Clickwraps