e-Commerce websites allow you to sell your products and services online. It provides the prospective buyer an easy to use online shopping experience. Customers are able to create a user account, which can be used to track their purchases and reorder again if they wish.
Above all, An e-Commerce website set out by government legislation must comply with the following rules.
Your website must…
- Provide key information before and during the ordering process.
- Give customers the option to cancel an order and information on how to do this.
- Meet data protection requirements in terms of:
- The information you collect about visitors.
- How you use and store this information.
- Unsolicited marketing calls and messages.
- Have a privacy statement.
- Display certain company registration details (ex. an LLC or and Non-profit).
e-Commerce websites also require the site to have an SSL certificate showing that the site is secure.
You can use many payment gateways such as PayPal, Stripe, Amazon Pay and Authorize.Net to handle your transactions and integrate it into the site.