Legal Glossary

Definition of Data Transfer

For websites, data transfer is the process of sending information like text, photos, video, or other media over the internet.

Normally, a user's computer and the server that hosts the website exchange this data.

Most websites depend on data transfers to let users access material, upload and download files, and communicate with one another online.

The type and quantity of data being transported, bandwidth restrictions, and latency are just a few of the variables that affect how quickly data is transferred.

In order to ensure a favorable user experience while surfing a website, data transfer speeds must be optimized.

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