Our template covers all the key terms needed to protect your website, in an easy-to-read format. It can be used by businesses or individuals and includes:
- a copyright notice, to protect the copyright and other intellectual property in your website and prevent others from using it for their own commercial purposes;
- a disclaimer, which limits your liability to the users of your site if something goes wrong with it;
- a statement confirming that you don’t control any third-party websites that your site may link to;
- rules around how users are allowed to post or submit content to the site;
- a licence which allows you to use the content that users post to the site; and
- your right to terminate a user’s access to the site;
Other policies you need on your website
If you use your website or app as a sales portal, you will also need to put terms and conditions of sale on your website for people to read before they actually make a purchase. You can find further information about how to write your terms and conditions of sale in this blog.
Marion joined Sparqa Legal as a Senior Legal Editor in 2018. She previously worked as a corporate/commercial lawyer for five years at one of New Zealand’s leading law firms, Kensington Swan (now Dentons Kensington Swan), and as an in-house legal consultant for a UK tech company. Marion regularly writes for Sparqa’s blog, contributing across its commercial, IP and health and safety law content.