Legal Website Information

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A brief presentation outlining exactly what information you are legally required to display on your website.

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Legal Website Information

  1. 1. Legal Information Required on a Company WebsiteThe following relates to legislation in the Companies Act 2006 & the Electronic Commerce (EC Directive)Regulations 2002 and is relevant to companies within the UK.It requires for certain information to be included somewhere on the website (in legible characters!). This might beon every page, on the ‘contact us’ page, or on a special page specifically for such information – the choice is yours.In accordance with Companies Act 2006, the following must be shown:  Company’s full name and geographic address  Address of company’s registered office  Company’s registration number and place of registration (e.g. "XYZ Enterprises Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 1234567")This should all be the information of the company with which the consumer is transacting – if this is different fromthe Trading details of the company such a difference should be explained.In accordance with Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002, the following must beshown:  Company’s email address (a contact form is not sufficient)  Company’s VAT registration number  If the company is a member of a trade or professional organisation, the company’s membership details, including any registration number.Speak to your legal team to ensure you are fully compliant for the laws within your industry.© indiumonline01865 980 630info@indiumonline.co.uk

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