Website information - what to include on your website
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Written on 05
If you provide an online service you must make the following
information available to your customers...some of it is obvious but
worth a note in any event.
Your name including email address and where you are based. A
method in which you can be contacted in a 'direct' and 'effective' way.
In accordance with day Case C-298/07: Bundesverband der
Verbraucherzentralen und Verbraucherverbände v deutsche internet
versicherung AG. You must also offer a non-electronic means of
communication where your customer, after first contacting you
electronically finds that there is no Internet and requests a
non-electronic means of communication...ie by phone!
How many UK companies fails on this level?
If you are a limited company in addition to the above you must
provide your company registration number, any authorisation scheme, and
details of the relevant supervisory authority and finally your VAT
(Regulation 6(1), E-commerce Regulations.)
Written by Michael Coyle
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