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Keywords details

The keyword 'free' has been found in the following documents:


UCP Directive

Annex I al1 20.





EC Guidance

1.4. Sales promotions fall within the scope of the Directive
3.4. Annex I, N. 20 - Use of the word "FREE"
3.4.1. Provisions of the Directive
3.4.2. Rationale/Preliminary considerations on the prohibition n. 20 in Annex I
3.4.3. Structure of the provision - basic principles and clear cut infringements (the concept of "free" in Annex I, n.20)
3.4.10. Introductory offers for new customers
3.4.4. Basic criteria in relation to combined offers
3.4.5. Conditional-purchase promotions
3.4.6. Limited in time free conditional-purchase promotions
3.4.7. Package Offers
3.4.8. Standard features of the Package Offers
3.4.9. One-off costs for installation and equipment





Cases

National ID Common name Subject Directive article Date decision Decision type
I-1621-189/2009 free Annex I al1 20.
10/07/2009 Court decision, first degree
A858-370/2012 A858-370/2012 advertisement Annex I al1 20.
16/03/2013 Court decision in appeal
J.nr.: 11/02116 J.nr.: 11/02116 misleading commercial practices Article 6 1. (d)
Article 7 1.
12/01/2012 Other
Decision no. RKR-26/2010 free Article 6 1.
29/12/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
Vj/127-030/2009 black list Annex I al1 16.
Annex I al1 20.
Annex I al2 31.
12/05/2011 Administrative decision in appeal
CA/NB/544/10 Consumer Authority, 21 September 2010, Garant-o-Matic B.V. misleading commercial practices Article 6 1. (b)
Article 6 1. (d)
Article 6 2. (b)
Article 7 4. (a)
Annex I al1 20.
Annex I al2 31. -
21/09/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision 2897/2007 misleading advertising Article 6 1.
Article 6 1. (b)
06/06/2007 Supreme court decision
A502-989/2010 free Annex I al1 20.
30/09/2010 Supreme court decision
C-428/11 Purely Creative prize promotion Whereas (17)
Whereas (18)
Whereas (19)
Article 5 2. (b)
Article 5 5.
Annex I al2 31.
18/10/2012 Court of justice decision
Slovak Trade Inspection, 12.05.2008 -- ref. code: P/0062/08/08 misleading statements Article 5 1.
Article 6 1. (d)
12/05/2008 Administrative decision, first degree
Administratīvās rajona tiesas spriedums lietā Nr. A420592710 misleading advertising Article 6 1. (a)
Article 6 2.
Article 7 1.
Annex I al1 20.
07/03/2012 Administrative decision, first degree
PS6013 "EASY DOWNLOAD-ATTIVAZIONE NON RICHIESTA" black list Article 5 2. (b)
Article 6 1. (d)
Article 8 al1
Article 9 al1 (e)
Annex I al1 20.
03/11/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
4Ob208/10g Fussballer des Jahres full harmonisation 15/02/2011 Supreme court decision
2S-27 conditional promotions Annex I al1 20.
11/11/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
Slovak Trade Inspection , 03/05/2011 ref. code: P/0046/05/2011 unordered product Article 5 1.
Article 5 4.
Article 9 al1 (a)
Annex I al1 20.
Annex I al2 29.
03/05/2011 Administrative decision, first degree





Legal Literature

Reference Title Author Date
Bulletin slovenskej advokácie, 2007, vol. 7-8, pages 25 - 31 Catalogue companies, their contracts and commercial practices from a legal point of view JUDr. J. BIROŠČÁKOVÁ 2007
(2008) 172 JPN 355 BOGOF, Buzz and Viral Marketing and the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations S. SINGLETON 2008
IT L.T. 2008, Vol 16, Jun, 1-2 BOGOF, buzz email and viral marketing, and the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations N/A 2008
Cons. L. Today 2008, Jun, 8-12 The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 and IT/internet - viral and buzz marketing issues N/A 2008
Pravna praksa, 2011, No. 37, page 15 Lump Sums under ZVPNPP L. REJC 2011





Other materials

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Synonyms

free products , free services , gratis , without charge