Articles Tagged with terms of service


If you operate a website which does business with consumers based in the European Union, read on.

In the recent case, Verein für Konsumenteninformation v Amazon EU Sàrl (28 July 2016), brought by Austrian consumer protection body Verein für Konsumenteninformation (VKI), the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) held that Amazon’s standard terms of business were unfair under the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Directive. As such, an injunction was granted forcing Amazon to change its standard terms.

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