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      RS 51:3171     



§3171. Definitions

            As used in this Chapter, the following words have the meaning ascribed to them in this Section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

            (1) "Agreement" means a written contractual agreement between the merchant and the third-party delivery service.

            (2) "Consumer" means a person, business, or other entity who places an order for merchant products through the third-party delivery platform.

            (3) "Likeness" means the logo, motto, or any identifiable symbols attributed and easily identified as belonging to a specific merchant.

            (4) "Merchant" means a restaurant or other retail entity.

            (5) "Third-party delivery platform" means the online communication platform of the third-party delivery service on which a consumer can view and search the menus of merchants and place an order for merchant products through internet-enabled technology and digital media, including websites and consumer applications accessible through smart phones and other mobile devices.

            (6) "Third-party delivery service" means a company, organization, or other entity, other than a merchant, that is licensed to do business in this state and provides limited delivery services to a consumer.

            Acts 2020, No. 192, §1.

NOTE: This Section is updated through the 2020 First Extraordinary Session, but is subject to final technical revisions by the Louisiana State Law Institute.

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