5 Components of an Enforceable Clickthrough Agreement

By Gizelle Fletcher on Mar 29, 2019 3:22:17 PM

We constantly sing the praises of clickthrough (clickwrap) agreements for their ease of use and enforceability, but not all agreements are created equal. There are some best practices you need to use to create truly enforceable clickwrap agreements—here they are boiled down to five key considerations.

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4 Reasons to Buy - Not Build - Enterprise Software

By Gizelle Fletcher on Feb 20, 2019 8:01:00 AM

"We're entering an era of enterprise software," Box CEO Aaron Levie tells us, "where I want to be able to mix and match my tools from a set of vendors that might be five, 10, 20 different applications that I want to work together seamlessly."

How do we make this happen? 

Simple: by integrating third-party software solutions with our own products.

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Streamline your contracts: How to unify online and offline sales order forms

By Brian Powers on Feb 19, 2019 8:01:00 AM

This post was originally published July 2015.

Whether your business sells a SaaS product or plastic widgets, your sales people probably use some sort of paper order form to close deals.

Even if you have attempted to move the entire sales process online, some of your deals will probably still  close offline. As if managing contracts wasn't already difficult enough, the combination of online and offline sales make it much more difficult to keep track of sales contracts. However, with a little planning and the right tools, you can not only make this process easier to manage, you can also streamline your entire sales process and increase your sales velocity.

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How to improve your clickthrough agreement workflow and decrease legal risk

By Brian Powers on Feb 18, 2019 8:01:00 AM

This post was originally published February 2018.

There is no denying that clickthrough agreements (or clickwraps) have become both ubiquitous in our daily lives and a fundamental part of doing business. And for good reason: people expect transactions to happen fast, sometimes instantly, especially in online marketplaces, SaaS businesses, and mobile apps.

Slowing things down for contracts isn't an option. Businesses use clickthrough agreements to inject contracts seamlessly into their checkout flows, registration forms, and other moments of electronic engagement. However, a lack of workflow around your clickthrough agreements can expose your business to even more risk.

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3 reasons the PDF is bad for business

By Greer Williams on Feb 6, 2019 8:01:00 AM

Technology has come a long way since dial-up modems and bag phones. Have you seen the iPhone X?! While many are excited for innovations like smart devices and self-driving cars, they still seem tied to virtual ink and paper. Why is that?

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4 Reasons Your CMS Is Terrible for Hosting Legal Content

By Gizelle Fletcher on Feb 4, 2019 7:01:00 AM

This blog post was originally published October 2015.

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Clickthrough Self-Assessment: Are You Following Best Practices?

By Gizelle Fletcher on Jan 21, 2019 10:01:00 AM

If your website employs a clickthrough agreement, there are a number of practices you should follow to make sure that agreement is enforceableYour clickthrough agreement is there for a reason - and is likely intended to provide all sorts of legal protections for your website / business. However, if your clickthrough agreement is not enforceable, then it does you no good at all.

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Are clickthrough agreements legally enforceable?

By Gizelle Fletcher on Jan 7, 2019 10:01:00 AM

A clickthrough is one of the quickest ways to collect user consent to your online legal agreements. By presenting these agreements as a box or button users check or click in order to agree, businesses make the sign up process smoother while keeping this data secure. But people often wonder whether or not clickthrough agreements are legally enforceable. Does checking that box or clicking that button count as a real contract? Can it hold up in a court of law?

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GDPR: Double opt-in plus GDPR Consent Management for effective and compliant email marketing

By Greer Williams on Jun 28, 2018 2:42:03 PM

By now, marketers should know that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on May 25, 2018. A common belief is that double opt-in methods for email marketing solves the regulation’s requirement for gaining consent to collect and/or process a person's (or, data subject’s) data—but it doesn’t. Why? Let’s break it down.

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GDPR Webinar Recap (VIDEO): Building a Compliance Process With One Month to Go

By Greer Williams on Apr 19, 2018 11:33:56 AM

We’re one month away from the GDPR (technically 5 weeks and 1 day), and businesses are are wrangling their teams together to get processes and compliance in place. In our latest webinar hosted by Kyle Robbins, JD, Legal Solutions & Privacy at PactSafe, we discuss what we know about May 25’s GDPR, as well as:

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