Website terms and conditions

This website terms and conditions template is for use on websites with typical features: informational pages, contact forms and user-submitted content.

The terms and conditions reflect applicable requirements of both European Union and United Kingdom law, including the directive on electronic commerce (Directive 2000/31/EC) and its UK implementing regulations (the Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002).

You may well need other legal documents on our website. In particular, you may need to publish a privacy policy that sets out information about how you handle users' personal data.

Moreover, these terms and conditions are insufficient for websites selling products, downloads or services. For websites selling subscriptions, see these terms and conditions, which are available in a number of variants; for social networking websites, see this pack of documents; and for a complete set of documents for an online store, see our online shop packs.

There's more information below about the other documents you might need on your website.

Terms and conditions