Social Media Law

Legal notices on social media profiles

Many businesses are unaware that the obligation to display legal notices applies to social media profiles as well as to websites. Private individuals are the only internet users who are exempt from this obligation. Here is an explanation of the various requirements.
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The law on social media marketing – part 8

The internet offers businesses huge potential to foster their advertising and image strategies for low financial outlay. It is therefore hardly surprising that many German businesses maintain online profiles to keep their brand fresh. More →

The law on social media marketing – part 7

The internet offers businesses huge potential to foster their advertising and image strategies for low financial outlay. It is therefore hardly surprising that many German businesses maintain online profiles to keep their brand fresh. More →

The law on social media marketing – part 6

The internet offers businesses huge potential to foster their advertising and image strategies for low financial outlay. It is therefore hardly surprising that many German businesses maintain online profiles to keep their brand fresh. More →

The law on social media marketing – part 5

The internet offers businesses huge potential to foster their advertising and image strategies for low financial outlay. It is therefore hardly surprising that many German businesses maintain online profiles to keep their brand fresh. More →

The law on social media marketing – part 4

The internet offers businesses huge potential to foster their advertising and image strategies for low financial outlay. It is therefore hardly surprising that many German businesses maintain online profiles to keep their brand fresh. More →

The law on social media marketing – part 3

The internet offers businesses huge potential to foster their advertising and image strategies for low financial outlay. It is therefore hardly surprising that many German businesses maintain online profiles to keep their brand fresh. More →

The law on social media marketing – part 2

The internet offers businesses huge potential to foster their advertising and image strategies for low financial outlay. It is therefore hardly surprising that many German businesses maintain online profiles to keep their brand fresh. More →

The law on social media marketing – part 1

The internet offers businesses huge potential to foster their advertising and image strategies for low financial outlay. It is hardly surprising then, that many German businesses maintain online profiles to keep their brand fresh. More →

Privacy Policy Template

Privacy and data protection in the context of commercial websites

The topic of privacy and data protection was around even before Google Street View brought it to everyone’s attention. A privacy policy must be provided on all websites which process personal data for any other purpose than for private use. Here, we explain the legal principles underlying this area of law and provide a privacy template which can be adapted to suit individual business needs. More →