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Austrian Supreme Court finds Amazon EU's GT&C clauses inadmissible

Monday 14 January 2019 | 15:42 CET | News
Twelve clauses of the general contract conditions of Amazon EU are inadmissible according to the judgement of the Austrian Supreme Court on the collective action brought by the consumer protection association VKI. Besides, the court found that the use of customer data constitutes copyright infringement.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon / VKI
Countries: Austria
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