Labellisation Of Websites Under French Law

Site labelling - or labellisation of websites - is a solution aimed at providing trust and confidence in electronic commerce. Labellisation involves an audit about the main aspects of a website practices, including compliance with privacy laws, security and consumer protection regulations. Although not specifically addressed under French law, labellisation of websites must comply with several legal principles.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

How does labellisation work?
What legal principles apply to labellisation?
What are the legal requirements applying to the institutions in charge of site labelling?


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