Your web site order form or registration form comes complete with terms and conditions. What is the best way to have the user see and agree with these terms? Ultimately, you want the user’s agreement to be legally binding so that if there should ever be an issue, you are protected. Is it good enough to have the user check an agreement checkbox? Do you have to do more? Do you have to be sure that the user actually reads the terms?
These questions come up all of the time and righty are a cause for concern. Just because other web sites do it “one way” does not necessarily make that way right for you or best for you. In this article, we will tackle the how the different choices you make in getting user agreement translate (or don’t translate) into binding contractual relationships.*
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