Many businesses have transitioned from traditional ‘bricks and mortar’ establishments to hosting both an online and physical store or running on a purely digital platform. You may even take payment online for in-person services.

This evolution has brought about unique legal concerns specific to online commerce. Whether starting a business or transitioning to online transactions, the NB Commercial team can provide comprehensive advice on everything from online terms and conditions to privacy laws, consumer law, and intellectual property.

Book a complimentary consultation and find out how we can protect your business.

Protecting your business online

As the world increasingly shifts towards digital platforms, e-commerce presents immense opportunities and unique legal challenges.

We offer a comprehensive suite of legal services designed to support every stage of your online business operations, ensuring you are well-equipped to thrive in the digital marketplace. We have you covered, from drafting robust terms and conditions for your online sales to advising on international regulations like GDPR, Australian privacy laws, spam laws, and more.

We can support your online business operations through:
Drafting terms and conditions for online sales

We can help create clear, comprehensive terms and conditions for your online sales operations. This documentation will cover all crucial aspects of the transaction process, protecting your business and clearly informing customers about their rights and responsibilities.

Crafting website use terms and conditions

We can draft terms and conditions governing the use of your website. These guidelines will define the standards for user behaviour, protecting your online platform from potential misuse and establishing clear data usage and privacy policies.

Advising on EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance

Compliance with the GDPR is mandatory for businesses targeting European customers. We can provide expert advice on aligning your data collection and processing practices with the stringent requirements of this regulation.

Guidance on Australian privacy laws

We can help you navigate the complex landscape of Australian privacy laws. Our advice will help you understand your obligations to protect the privacy and data of your customers.

Advising on Spam Laws

Australia’s strict spam laws govern how you can contact and market prospects. Noncompliance can result in repercussions such as significant fines.

Advising on Australian Consumer Law

We can guide you through your obligations under the Australian Consumer Law, and how to minimise your exposure and risk, safeguarding your business from potential legal repercussions.

Protecting your Intellectual Property

Our team can assist you in protecting your intellectual property in the digital space. This includes advice on copyright, trademarks, patents, and other forms of intellectual property that are crucial to your online business.

Resolving disputes

Sometimes, things don’t go to plan. In the event of a dispute, we can offer you expert advice and representation. Whether the conflict is with a customer, supplier, or competitor, we are here to guide you towards an effective resolution.

Most businesses have a digital presence, which can open many opportunities. We are here to help you protect your business and confidently conduct your online operations.

Find out how we can help. Book your complimentary consultation today.