Privacy Policy Ponderings

Matt Fisher writes:

…  Could a Privacy Policy be viewed as a contract of adhesion? First, that raises the question of what exactly is a contract of adhesion. It can be a standard form contract that is drafted by one party, often with more leverage, and presented to another party for acceptance without the opportunity to negotiate or modify the terms of the agreement. A contract of this nature is often used in consumer settings to make transactions proceed in a smoother fashion or to avoid unexpected outcomes for the party presenting it.

While a contract with no room for negotiation seems unfair, a contract of adhesion will still be enforceable.

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