Electronic business is not free from rights and obligations. In their response to new sales channels and developments, legislators have over reacted a bit in the past few years, meaning that existing legislation is constantly being changed. Online business and the law often get in each other’s way; be it in imprint obligations in social networks, or charging sales tax in the right country. Operators even have to be careful with the design of the buy button within an online shop, as the label here has to be absolutely clear. For this reason, we keep reporting on legal changes and clear-up possible pitfalls.
Last week, the long-awaited and hotly debated Corona-Warn-App was launched in the app stores in Germany. Developers and innovators from all over Germany have worked on the app – on a voluntary basis so to speak. In this week’s reading tips, we will show you how the Corona-Warn-App works and what makes it so special.
While in Germany we’re discussing paper organ donor cards, tormenting ourselves in crowded waiting rooms for hours to obtain a printed prescription, or looking in vain for our vaccination certificate, our neighbours in Denmark have been solving their health issues conveniently and successfully for many years in an app.
Amazon knows us better than most of our friends. Accurate product suggestions and personalised advertising ensure that your opinion of them is full of enthusiasm instead of irritation, because such features are expected when it comes to online shopping. But what’s the price we’re paying for this convenience? Thanks to the GDPR, civil rights activist, … Continue reading "The Holy Grail of Personal Data – Putting GDPR to the Test"
With new privacy guidelines, it’s like the holiday season, which is certainly a bit for everyone to get caught up in: It keeps being brought up, that people want to escape the stress of shopping by buying presents earlier and earlier. And the result? Right: You’re running with shoes on through a mall that’s way … Continue reading "GDPR: It’s about time!"
“Let travellers embark on their journey” – The current exit intent pop-up trend is ignoring this motto. On the contrary, these little windows hold up everyone wanting to exit a site. What initially sounds annoying looks very different on paper. Users of the marketing tool are reporting raised conversion rates and higher sales. Thanks to … Continue reading "Exit Intent Pop-up as new conversion booster?"