Accommodating non compliant browsers

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If you are worried that your website might not comply with the ADA, a great resource for you or your web designer is the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, which can be found at https://

1 See United States District Court, Northern District of California, MEMORANDUM & ORDER, Re: Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss; Plaintiffs’ Motion for Preliminary Injunction; p. Lisa Allen earned her Juris Doctor in 2006 from California Western School of Law and received the American Jurisprudence award in law school in both her Mediation Advocacy class and Alternative Dispute Resolution classes.

Following the complete corporate name, the notice should contain the statement “All rights reserved.” For example: “Copyright 2011-2016 XYZ, Inc., All Rights Reserved.” or “©XYZ, Inc.

All Rights Reserved.” As with TOU’s, there is no legal requirement mandating that websites contain copyright notice. This law, enacted in 1990, does not specifically address website accessibility for the disabled.

How can we make sure that our website provides a smooth and seamless user experience across all browsers that your target audience may have access to, be it Firefox, Chrome, or even Internet Explorer?

In California, if your website fails to comply with OPPA requirements, you may be subject to lawsuits brought under California’s unfair competition law, either by government officials or private citizens, and seeking both civil penalties and equitable relief.

Legal compliance when operating a business is hard work. ” What most business operators fail to consider is the legalities surrounding the operation of a business website.

Many people focus on the standard questions: “Am I adhering to the corporate formalities? Indeed, many have no idea that there are laws that govern the use of a website for business purposes.

Below is a list of certain website legalities and the consequences for failure to comply: The California Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003 (OPPA), found in Business and Professions Code sections 22575-22579 requires “any commercial websites or online services that collect personal information on California residents through a website to conspicuously post a privacy policy on the site.” Although not all states require such a privacy policy, it is important to note that if a California resident uses the site run in another state, the site owners can still be found liable for failure to comply with OPPA.

As such, it is important, whether or not your state mandates it, for your website to contain an adequate privacy policy.

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