Online Policy Primer: Terms and Conditions


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Online Policy Primer: Terms and Conditions

  1. 1. Policy Primer<br />| asos<br />Image © ASOS<br />
  2. 2. ASOS is one of the most visited<br />Fashion retail website. (Internet Retailer, 2011 )<br />Image © ASOS<br />
  3. 3. If you love shopping… »<br />Image © Getty images<br />
  4. 4. ..As much as I do »<br />Image © Getty images<br />
  5. 5. Your main goal is to get your item into the cart and check-out »<br />
  6. 6. But you must first register »<br />
  7. 7. ….Makes sense »<br />Image © Getty images<br />
  8. 8. ALSO, you must agree to the ASOS Terms and Conditions »<br />Image © Getty images<br />
  9. 9. …How can we agree when most of us don’t even read the terms & conditions?»<br />Image © Getty images<br />
  10. 10. …But you should »<br />Image © Getty images<br />
  11. 11. So what is in the ASOS Terms and Conditions? »<br />
  12. 12. Are they asking you to sign over your life? »<br />Image © Getty images<br />
  13. 13. No – Is not that Scary BUT….»<br />Image © Getty images<br />
  14. 14. There are a few things to note. Such as….»<br />Image © Getty images<br />
  15. 15. 1. General“ASOS has no control over Linked Sites and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.”<br />THIS MEANS<br />Image © ASOS<br />
  16. 16. ..For Example, If ASOS points you to a bad Link and your computer gets a Virus<br />THEY ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE<br />Image © ASOS<br />
  17. 17. 2. Privacy Policy“We will not disclose information about our customers to third parties except where it is part of providing a service to you”<br />THIS MEANS<br />Image © ASOS<br />
  18. 18. ..ASOS Respects your Privacy<br />And will not share your information with those annoying spammers.<br />That is Good<br />Image © ASOS<br />
  19. 19. 2. Privacy Policy“The information that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA") .”<br />“It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for ASOS or one of our suppliers.”<br />Image © ASOS<br />
  20. 20. THIS MEANS….<br />Image © ASOS<br />
  21. 21. ..Any information ASOS collects from you including Personal<br />Address and Credit card details…<br />MAY END UP IN…<br />Image © ASOS<br />
  22. 22. CHINA<br />INDIA<br />AUSTRALIA<br />ANTARCTICA<br />SOUTH AFRICA<br />Brazil<br />Timbuktu<br />…SO BASICALLY ANYWHERE<br />Image ©<br />
  23. 23. NEXT….»<br />Image © Getty images<br />
  24. 24. 2. Privacy Policy“Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. We will do our best to protect your personal data, but cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.”<br />THIS MEANS<br />Image © ASOS<br />
  25. 25. If in the unlikely event that Hackers get a hold of the ASOS website…<br />……The company bares no responsibility for your information<br />Image © ASOS<br />
  26. 26. 3. Prohibitions“You must not misuse this Website….Breaching this provision would constitute a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. ASOS will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and disclose your identity to them.”<br />THIS MEANS<br />Image © ASOS<br />
  27. 27. ASOS wants you to play nice on their website!...<br />YOU MUST <br />NOT…<br />Image © ASOS<br />
  28. 28. commit or encourage a criminal offence<br />transmit or distribute a virus, Trojan, worm, logic bomb<br />post any other material which is malicious, technologically harmful, in breach of confidence or in any way offensive or obscene<br />Image © ASOS<br />
  29. 29. send any unsolicited advertising or promotional material, commonly referred to as "spam"<br /> hack into any aspect of the Service<br />attempt to affect the performance or functionality of any computer facilities of or accessed through this Website<br />Image © ASOS<br />
  30. 30. ASOS COMMUNITY AREA<br />CREATE – SHARE-STYLE<br />Image ©<br />
  31. 31. 5a. ASOS Community area“ASOS reserves the right to close accounts if any user is seen to be using proxy IPs (Internet Protocol addresses) in order to attempt to hide the use of multiple accounts or disrupts any of our services in any way.”<br />THIS MEANS<br />Image ©<br />
  32. 32. Do not be mischievous by creating multiple accounts to cause chaos….<br />PLAY NICE!<br />Image ©<br />
  33. 33. 5b. ASOS Community area“By submitting any material to us, you automatically grant ASOS the royalty-free, perpetual, exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, edit, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such material (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed.” <br />THIS MEANS<br />Image ©<br />
  34. 34. ASOS can use your uploaded materials or image without your consent. They are also not obliged to pay you any royalties. <br />Image ©<br />
  35. 35. These are just a few of the terms and conditions that users must abide by to use<br />Image © photobucket<br />
  36. 36. The ASOS terms and conditions are not the best…<br />…..But is not the worst either.<br />Image © ASOS<br />
  37. 37. Always take the time to read these terms and conditions on online stores<br />Image © Getty images<br />
  38. 38. ..Know what you are signing up for<br />Image © Getty images<br />
  39. 39. ..Take interest in protecting your information and privacy<br />Image © Getty images<br />
  40. 40. This will guarantee a happy <br />shopping experience.<br />..with no nasty surprises later.<br />Image © Getty images<br />
  41. 41. This Presentation was<br />Prepared by<br />SHEILA BONSUAll materials used in this presentation belongs to their rightful owners.<br />Image © Getty images<br />
  42. 42. References:Couldn’t have compiled this presentation without the help of these materials:<br />ASOS. [IMG]. (2011). Carousel 01. Retrieved from<br />ASOS. [IMG]. (2011). Carousel 01 Promo. Retrieved from<br />ASOS. [IMG]. (2011). Carousel 03. Retrieved from<br />ASOS. [IMG]. (2011). Hello. Retrieved from<br />
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  46. 46. Steffens, J. [IMG]. Businesswoman peering through window blinds. Retrieved from<br />Stryjewski, P. [img]. african beauty make-up. Retrieved from<br />Teknolust72. [IMG]. (2011). JDM Bride Seat Material/Fabric - CHEAP!!!! Retrieved from<br />Watson, R. [IMG]. Young woman looking away, close-up. Retrieved from<br />Wiklund, A. [IMG]. (2011). Oh ain't she sweet, well see her walking down the street. Retrieved from<br />