Traders are required to provide a link to the ODR platform from their website and in any published general terms and conditions of sale.
The link address for the ODR platform is http://ec.europa.eu/odr
If a trader sends an offer to a consumer by email, the trader must also provide a link to the ODR platform in that email.
How to fulfill the requirements?
We have made an example of compliance with the requirement for information and linking to the ODR platform. This example is targeted Danish traders **
Information on options for alternative dispute resolution
If you wish to complain about a product or service purchased from us, you may apply for dispute resolution with:
Center for Klageløsning (Centre for Complaint Resolution)
at the Danish Appeals Boards Authority
Tolboden 2, 8800 Viborg, Denmark
You can file a complaint via www.forbrug.dk
You can also use the European Commission's Online Dispute Resolution platform to file a complaint. This is especially relevant if you are a consumer resident outside Denmark, in another EU member state. File your complaint here - http://ec.europa.eu/odr
When filing a complaint, you must state our email address firstname.lastname@example.org (give your own company email address)
* The information requirements do not apply to the following industries:
- Healthcare services provided by health professionals
- Further or higher education provided by public providers
- Real estate sales
Companies selling only goods or services that cannot be submitted to an ADR entity due to the monetary thresholds provided by the ADR entities can for this reason be excepted from the information requirements.
** The above text complies with the Danish transposition of the ADR/ODR rules and the example relates to fulfilment of the requirements in the ODR regulation and the ADR directive as transposed into Danish national law - Act on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Connection with Consumer Complaints (Act on Consumer Complaints). The example is not officially approved by the national competent authority or the European Commission.
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Questions about ODR?
You may contact European Consumer Centre Denmark, if you have any questions regarding the ODR platform.
Phone: +45 41 71 53 34 (mon-fri 9-12)