Website Terms and Conditions
The Website Terms & Conditions is a legal statement/document that details the terms and conditions that the user must abide by while using a company’s website. The terms and conditions detail the license of the copyright in the website. It may include a disclaimer of liability.
Why Website Terms & Conditions is important?
- It acts as a disclaimer of liability of the company.
- It lays down the ways in which the website may be used by visitors.
- It lays down the restrictions of usage of the website. This is specified in the copyright license.
- Lays down terms of payment, if required.
- It can also contain statutory disclosures such as age limit for using the website etc.
Thus the terms and conditions are the rulebook by which website users have to abide. By using a website, the users automatically consent to the terms and conditions.
All websites must have terms and conditions for use. Terms and conditions prevent abuse of your intellectual property and other information by website users. It establishes ownership over your content. Without terms and conditions, a website cannot be truly your own.
Drafting terms and conditions
This statement is an agreement between the end user and the company. It is required by any website offering services/goods. Terms and conditions must be clearly accessible on the website. Terms and conditions should contain the following:
- Establish ownership through copyright license.
- Acceptable use clause- What are the ways in which information on this website may be used? The terms and conditions must answer this question. What constitutes abuse of acceptable use? Situations such as spamming, copyright infringement, posting inappropriate/defamatory comments should be outlined.
- Variation clause- A clause that allows the company to vary its terms and conditions as it chooses.
- Payment clause- In case a website handles payments of some sort, the procedure for such payments should be specified in the terms.
- Registration clause- In case the use of the website requires registration, the procedure for the same should be laid down in the terms and conditions. How to deregister from the website should also be specified.
- Disclaimer of liability must be established by the terms and conditions.
- Dispute settlement- What courts have jurisdiction over disputes arising from the terms and conditions? The terms should lay down the jurisdiction as well as the laws applicable to it.
Why Choose PocketLawyer?
Each business should have a specific set of terms and conditions for its website. PocketLawyer understands that terms and conditions should be tailor made to the clients’ needs. PocketLawyer aims to draft every set of terms and conditions without the help of standard templates.
- Experienced and qualified professionals with more than 12 years of experience.
- Access to highly qualified professionals anytime, anywhere in India.
- Fixed price. No hidden fees or long-term commitment.
- 100% satisfaction guaranteed. Our money back guarantee makes sure that you get complete satisfaction, every time you choose our services.
What is more?
- Our dedicated support team is always there to help you with any query or issue that you may have.
- Choosing PocketLawyer means the best service, at the best price.