Auditing Duties and Liability in Connection With the Content of Online Services

    View Authors March 2015

    The national and European courts have recently been able to clarify several legal issues, providing a reason to review and adjust existing compliance and IT security management systems, in-house policies and employee training programs in order to avoid infringements and the associated financial loss and damage to a company’s public image.

    The following presents a selection of the issues that can arise time and again when a company is using new media, for example, within the context of an informative company homepage, an interactive social media presence or an online shop, and which should be taken into consideration when revising in-house IT policies.