In order to ensure that children continue to be protected from the dangers of novelty cigarette lighters, or cigarette lighters which are not child-resistant, the EU has extended the ban, which prevents them appearing on the market, up until 11 May 2015. Further prolongation of the bans is possible in the future if necessary.
Thanks to the joint action of the EU Member States and the European Commission, 116 websites selling digital games, books, videos and music have been brought in line with the EU consumer legislation.
New report of ECC-Net examines how online trust mark schemes achieve their objective of guaranteeing that their members offer good commercial practices, security and privacy for consumers.
European consumers face difficulties when buying services cross-border, reveals the latest report published on November 29 by the European Consumer Centre Network (ECC-Net).