Online reviews and endorsements: advice for businesses
- Competition and Markets Authority
- Part of:
- Online reviews and endorsements: information for businesses, Consumer protection and unfair contract terms guidance, and Competition law
- First published:
- 19 June 2015
- Last updated:
- 4 March 2016, see all updates
Three 60-second summaries for businesses on how to comply with consumer protection law on online reviews and endorsements.
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Websites that publish reviews should make sure that they provide the full picture to consumers and comply with the law.
Businesses, media agencies or individuals that publish opinions online should make sure that content which has been paid for is clearly identifiable. Otherwise the business, media agency and the person publishing the content might break the law.
These summaries explain what review sites, businesses, media agencies and those publishing opinions online should do to make sure they comply with consumer protection law.
Published: 19 June 2015
Updated: 4 March 2016
- Updated 60-second summary published.
- New 60-second summary added.
- First published.