An e-commerce contract is a broad category of contracts for companies doing business on the internet. Typically, what lawyers think of as e-commerce contracts, are contracts that are going to be related to the buying and selling of goods and services on the internet. So the e-commerce portion of that label denotes that there's a transaction taking place between folks. An e-commerce contract could be many different things. It could be a contract that a website owner, small business, internet start-up has with a provider of e-commerce services. There are a number of outsource solutions you can register for, and negotiate, in order to have e-commerce services provide to you. Or, it could be the contract between you and your consumer that you're taking money from. There's a wide variety of things that deal with the e-commerce world on the internet. Many of the relationships are governed by contracts.