‘Online dating sites and the right of withdrawal – CJEU in PE Digital (C-641/19)’

“Yesterday, the CJEU issued a judgment – PE Digital (C-641/19) – regarding the interpretation of Articles 14(3) and 16(m) of the Consumer Rights Directive. Both these provisions regulate some aspects of the consumer’s right of withdrawal. Article 14(3) CRD addresses the situation where a consumer explicitly requested the service provider to start performing a service during the cooling-off period. When the consumer then still decides to withdraw from a contract, this provision entitles the service provider to demand a part payment, ‘in proportion to what has been provided’ …” (more)

[Joasia Luzak, Recent developments in European Consumer Law, 9 October]

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