Not sure this is the right forum, but here goes.
We take small group tours of Italy. Currently when making a booking our clients print, fill in and sign our booking form, then either mail it or scan and email it to us.
We’d like to have an online form instead, but we do need them to accept our Terms and Conditions, which by signing they are doing.
Instead, can we put a checkbox on the online form, with a line like ‘By ticking this box I acknowledge that I have read and understand the Terms and Conditions’, with a hyperlink to the T&Cs? Does that cut it legally?
So yes, it can ‘cut’ legally… but my understanding is that by having the ts & cs in front of the prospect at the time of ticking will likely have stronger legal weight than asking them to click a hyperlink.
You should, though, speak with a lawyer on this one.. particularly as your services are at least partly provided in another country to ensure that your Ts & Cs cover both jurisdictions, and, that the method of agreement is suitable in both countries.