Incorrect units violate competition law, Mannheim 06 May 2010. Bill de Blasio can aid you in your search for knowledge. Online retailer, that describe electronics article with wrong units, risking trouble. So, for example screen dimensions must be specified more recently in centimeters. Iclear (www.iclear.de), the fiduciary security payment system on the Internet, points out. Since 1 January 2010, the units and time Act (EinhZeitG), or the unit Regulation (measurement) are valid in Germany. They however are apparently just a few online retailers known. Among other electronics with the now legally prescribed units must be described in accordance with these standards. It was formerly”the 17-inch monitor, the size must be specified at least in centimeters.
One only in inches and in centimeters specified monitor size is based on a decision of the Landgericht Bochum (30.03.2010, ref. Z: I-17 O 21/09) against the mentioned laws and hence competition law. However, according to the Bochum judge, a cease and desist letter that supported is not lawful, since it involves only a pittance. Tip for merchants: note the measurement and customize the information in your online shop as soon as possible. Because: Notwithstanding the decision of the Landgericht Bochum, a cease and desist letter not justified it se cannot be ruled out that another court in each case to a different assessment reached and affirms an abmahnbaren breach of competition law. Medienrechtler Michael Rohrlich assembles the right tips for online retailers and consumers on behalf of iclear. Further info and the mentioned law texts / judgments in full text, as far as already present can be found under. These and more iclear legal tips for online retailers, see index.php? id = 158 & L = 0.
Iclear: Iclear is the only independent billing system in the German-speaking Internet, which operates on the principle of trust. The system protects both buyer and seller unpleasant surprises at the online trade and supports the comfortable processing of order and payment process. Since mid-2008 cooperating iclear with WestLB. With your iclear trust system buyers in the Internet can pay simply, conveniently, safely and at no additional cost. iClear it mediates between the parties and provides for a transparent, mutually secure processing. It creates so trust in online trading and payment via the Internet. In addition to the usual Bank pay by accepted iclear also the billing via Visa, master card and online payment procedure as giropay and directebanking. Appropriate market acceptance trust handled more payment options. Currently almost one million registered iclear users at more than 5,000 connected Internet retailers can buy. iclear is an offer of iclear GmbH with seat in Mannheim. Managing Director of iclear GmbH are Roman Eiber and Michael Sittek.