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GCSE: Legislation & The Legal Framework

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    Ict and the law

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    What if someone had added one or more offences to your criminal record? This is why the DPA exists. This law covers both digital and written information which is covered from the moment it is created until the moment it is erased. The law lets the Data Controller (the owning company) of the data to allow or disallow access, viewing and/or editing of the information about various data subjects (the person who has data about them stored outside their direct control)

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    The Data Protection Act

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    kept no longer than necessary * processed within the rights of the data subjects * kept secure * not transferred to other countries without protection We have much information held about us in many places. Without the Data Protection Act, personal information could be misused and shared with anyone, however the Data Protection Act ensures that the companies and government which holds this information will not breach anyone's right to privacy. The act benefits a number of people. It benefits me, people at work, and also the community.

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    The Main Features and Difficulties Regarding the Regulation of E-Commerce

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    2 Nevertheless, the need for regulation is clearly visible as the success of electronic transactions is dependant on the knowledge of legal system controlling them. Non-existence of universal jurisdiction over e-commerce transactions might raise few problems. Each participant will be forced to gain knowledge of every legal system which concerns e-commerce throughout the world. This will hinder the development of e-commerce. Therefore, different countries and organizations tried to come up with some form of regulation although not a strict one which could constitute slow development of e-commerce.

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    E-Commerce is the buying and selling of products using an electronic service. Discuss.

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    Amazon, EBay but also upgrading an account from a standard to a premium account such as Megavideo. This type of E-Commerce is called "business to consumer", whereby the business is selling to the public instead of a certain business. Some common applications related to electronic commerce are the following: * Email * Enterprise content management * Instant messaging * Newsgroups * Online shopping and order tracking * Online banking * Online office suites * Domestic and international payment systems * Shopping cart software * Teleconferencing They way E-Commerce works is simple.

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    E-commerce - the legal considerations

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    Website terms and conditions The site must have comprehensive terms and conditions and you will need to link to these wherever applicable (eg if you are selling there should be a check box that the consumer ticks to say "I have read the terms and conditions etc etc". Things the terms and conditions should contain include: * Data protection act considerations (as explained above) * Terms and conditions of use including copyright notice, general disclaimer, liabilities (or non-liabilities - especially in terms of credit card fraud)

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    Legal issues of e-commerce

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    Legal Issues Data protection considerations The Data Protection Act lays puts down a serious of rules that M&S must obey under their co-operation. Therefore as a successful trader any personal data that the company collects from its customers, such as name, address and billing information such as credit card details must be protected from fraud. Therefore M&S must deal fairly with the info they receive from consumers and tell the customer what data the have collected, upon that they must tell them what you are going to do with that information, and consult with the customers before taking any actions.

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    Managing Research and Information: Data Protection Act

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    It is fairly to exchange the data. Furthermore, their privacy details are protected by the law. Also the company must keep them securely. 2. Personal data shall be obtained only for one or more specified and lawful purposes, and shall not be further processed in any manner incompatible with those purposes.

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    The Data Protection Act.

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    It was created to protect everyone's civil rights and the information that is kept on them by organisations. Principles of Data Protection The rules Anyone processing personal data must comply with the eight enforceable principles of good practice. They say that data must be: * Fairly and lawfully processed; * Processed for limited purposes; * Adequate, relevant and not excessive; * Accurate; * Not kept longer than necessary; * Processed in accordance with the data subject's rights; * Secure; * Not transferred to countries without adequate protection.

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