The tag has no wiki summary.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
18 views

Is tos.html some kind of standard Terms of service filename?

I periodically check my log of 404 errors on my site, and aside of most curious hack attempts I often encounter requests for files that are some kind of standard on a specific platform ...
137
votes
15answers
14k views

Site too large to officially use Google Analytics?

We just got this email from the Google Analytics team: We love that you love our product and use it as much as you do. We have observed however, that a website you are tracking with Google ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

template for terms of condition for social media based website?

I'm looking for a template for a terms of usage text based on social media websites. I'm actually a coder and not into the legal blabla in general. Of course you could spend a thousand or 2 on a ...
0
votes
2answers
99 views

Google AdSense's terms of service - Age below range

I'm would like to use on my website AdSense's ads features. The TOS require age above 18. I'm currently 17 and will reach this age after 9 months. Which of the following is the best option? Use a ...
2
votes
1answer
119 views

Encouraging users with AdBlock to whitelist your site - Google AdSense policies

Description: I found a nice practice on websites to deal with users who take advantage of AdBlock's software - here is an article on it (have a look at the image of the cat). I think this should be ...
1
vote
2answers
919 views

Can I copy the terms and conditions from a similar site?

I was wondering if it's legal to copy the terms and conditions page from a very similar site? I would replace the name, address, and other identifying information.
7
votes
4answers
148 views

Is it safe to have no TOS or PP?

I have coded my own forums from the ground up. I have tried my best to make my code as secure as possible and encrypting everything I can. I want to use this forum for a Minecraft server. I have one ...
2
votes
2answers
546 views

Is there any advantage/disadvantage to using robots.txt to disallow access to legal pages such as terms, privacy policy, etc.?

As I understand, having repetitive content is a detriment to search engine placement. Given that many websites that use similar or even identical "Terms and Conditions" and "Privacy Policy" pages due ...
7
votes
5answers
253 views

What benefit do you get from posting terms of service, privacy policy, etc.?

Just wondering why you'd post terms of service, privacy policy, etc. on a website.
13
votes
6answers
2k views

When does a website require a privacy policy and/or terms of use?

I am curious to know if every website should have a privacy policy and/or a terms of use page. What are the legal implications if a site doesn't have them? Are there certain categories of websites ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

Is it OK to use translations obtained via crawling a translation service with advertising?

Google and Bing not only have their API-based translation, but also their websites which allow for one-off translation. While these are intended for use by humans, this also allows for a webcrawler ...
40
votes
6answers
920 views

What are some good resources for generating privacy policies and terms of use? [closed]

We've determined that our website needs a privacy policy and a terms of use page to protect our interests. Are there automated tools that will generate these for us? How do we go about creating ...
2
votes
1answer
57 views

Privacy Policy & Terms - Holder of the treatment

I have a legal question: Often I see in Privacy Policies and Terms of Conditions the point/field entitled: "Holder of the treatment." Usually in the "Holder of the treatment" field, websites puts ...
1
vote
1answer
168 views

What do I need to write for a privacy policy page on my website? [closed]

I am currently developing my record label's website and I'm sure I need a page on there about what information I will collect. The website has no log ins or any interaction from the user apart from ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Quick question about Google AdSense policy

Is it against the Google AdSense terms of use to direct users to click on the ads? I mean I'm not gonna put a big flashing arrow or anything but what about "check out our sponsors" or something subtle ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

I'm building a social media website and need terms and conditions template. What is the best way to get it? [closed]

I was thinking of getting certain sections from different websites to use to build my terms and conditions or can I just use twitters terms and conditions ?
4
votes
3answers
83 views

Who do I turn to for the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy? [duplicate]

Are the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy for a web site something I can write up on my own, or do I need to turn to a lawyer or some other professional to do these? Who are the guys who do the ...
1
vote
1answer
103 views

Asking for user's 3rd party username/password like Facebook's Find Friends feature

Preface Facebook and other sites have features where they ask users for their credentials for 3rd party web sites (see image below). Presumably, facebook then uses the credentials to login as the ...
1
vote
2answers
613 views

Can I hide an embedded YouTube video or is that against the terms of use?

I've been working on a music web application that so far always has a prominently displayed YouTube video that is the source of the music. Is there anything in the terms of service for YouTube that ...
1
vote
1answer
246 views

Terms and conditions for a simple website [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When does a website require a privacy policy and/or terms of use? I finished building a website for an online chess club which I am a member of. This is my first ...
3
votes
3answers
94 views

Privacy policy and terms of use language

I have a Czech registered business with which I'm serving a web app mostly (but not exclusively) targeted to Italian customers. The server is in Amsterdam. The site will be multilingual (with 4 ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Google Analytics usage disclosure in privacy policy

This "Google Privacy Center" states that: All website owners using Google Analytics are required to have a privacy policy that fully discloses the use of Google Analytics. At the Google ...
0
votes
1answer
82 views

Sample document source - T&C's, hosting, general web? [closed]

One thing that's been on our list to do is getting together some T&C's, hosting documentation and just general web documents. Are there any good sources for this? The one's I've found are a bit ...
3
votes
2answers
146 views

Allowing minors to play online browser game

What are some possible legal issues with allowing minors to play in a text-based browser game. The issues I know of are laws against tracking minors (logging IPs at sign in) and laws against ...
0
votes
2answers
70 views

Creative Commons License question

You are free: to Share—to copy, distribute and transmit the work, and to Remix—to adapt the work Under the following conditions: Attribution—You must attribute the work in the manner ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Customize Facebook Like Box - Policy Infringement

I'm just about to finish up a web project, and so far I've got good social media integration into the site's theme (Youtube and Twitter)...except Facebook Like Box for a not-for-profit's Facebook ...
5
votes
1answer
88 views

What liability concerns do advertising vendors raise, and how can I address them?

One of the websites I administer wants to provide free advertising in the form of direct links to vendors at an event they are running. Up until now, there has been no advertising whatsoever on the ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

Legal terms required to email users - is opt in necessary

Creating a new site requiring membership to participate. I don't anticipate emailing members at this time except for password related issues. Perhaps down the road emails will be necessary. I ...
2
votes
1answer
176 views

Terms and conditions for a commerce site

I am developing a website for my partner who is currently a sole trader, presently selling on ebay but we have opted to create our own site. I've noticed that there are many sites allowing you to ...
3
votes
1answer
73 views

How can I ensure I'm protected by the “Safe Harbor” clause?

I run a site that allows users to provide their own content & have it publicly available. I've got a standard privacy policy but am wondering what measures I should take to ensure I'm covered by ...