What does diversity really stand for?
In a nutshell, “diversity is about empowering people by respecting and appreciating their differences in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, education, and national origin”.
But what does diversity stand for in terms of e-commerce law?
Neither a common solution, nor a common regulation or approach. Confusion that can lead to criminalization due to lack of knowledge. In law diversity has a negative meaning, but if you have sufficient knowledge, diversity in e- commerce law can even be fun.
Have you ever heard about the Lemon law? Do you know that in some countries taxes are imposed per annual income, while in others - per goods’ category. And in some places you will not be responsible for any taxes under the specific price of the goods. That rating and customer comments’ functions for online platforms can be obligatory by law.
In specific territories, you can not import pleasure boats, chewing gum; soil; computers, bio products, cosmetics, seeds, tea and coffee. Moreover, you may need a license to import flowers, shampoo, jewelry, political and religion causes, displayed in a website. In some countries, you as a merchant need to deliver the online products purchased not later than 24 hours. And today in the 21st century there are countries without any data protection law at all?
For those who already know - we salute you! For all others who have never heard of any of this at all, we have the solution.
– the Binder World.