Review your website using this list to assess potential legal risks and liability.
- Domain name rights
Do you own your domain name? If not, do you have sufficient rights to it?
- Website design and hosting
Do you actually own what’s on your website? Do you have the right to control the look and content?
- Website and data security
Do you use adequate security measures to deter hackers and to protect your data?
- How your page treats visitors
- Website content
Is there material on your website that could expose you to liability?
- Information collected from users
- Publication liability
Does your website permit users to post comments, photos or other content? Could that leave you with liability?
- Employment issues
Do you have the proper policy that governs use of technology, Internet access and social media in the workplace?
Do you do business with customers in the EU? If so, you may need to consider how to comply with the EU Privacy Directive.