Delaware’s New Website Privacy Policy Requirement

Welcome to the Club: Delaware Joins California in Requiring a Website Privacy Policy Delaware has officially joined California in requiring the posting of privacy policies on commercial websites that collect personally identifiable information (PII), which is basically any site that includes a contact or registration form.   If your website falls within this broad category, […]

Is Your Website ADA Compliant?

Is Your Website ADA Compliant? Since 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has prohibited businesses from discriminating against persons with disabilities in connection with their employment by the business, and their access to the goods, services, facilities, or accommodations offered by the business.  When the ADA was passed into law, the types of businesses Congress intended to be covered […]

What is a Shareholder’s Agreement?

What is a Shareholder’s Agreement? Although shareholders of a small corporation can agree amongst themselves on virtually every conceivable subject matter, shareholder agreements are generally limited to a narrower range of topics, such as the following: Who can be a shareholder? Who can serve on the board of directors? How will shares be voted in […]

California Law Prohibits Non-Disparagement Clauses in Consumer Contracts

A previous post discussed the growing popularity of non-disparagement clauses in website terms & conditions statements, which companies are starting to use to limit the posting of negative online reviews.   Although negative reviews can severely affect a company’s bottom line, California has now enacted a blanket prohibition against non-disparagement clauses in California consumer contracts. On September 9, 2014, […]

Is Your Website ADA Compliant?

Most companies with 15 or more employees that are open to the public are (or should be) familiar with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which requires such companies to provide wheelchair ramps, special door knobs, and wheelchair accessible bathroom stalls.  However, relatively few companies realize that their websites are also subject to ADA requirements, and […]