The payment platform will charge 12 euros – or the remaining balance in your account, whichever is less – if you “have not logged in to your account for at least 12 consecutive months” or “have not used PayPal in that period to collect money. or to transfer ”.
Barely 4 lines on page 59 (of 85)
And perhaps that is not the fault of the users in question. Because you have to show a lot of perseverance to find the passage in question – barely 4 lines long -: on page 59 of it all together 85 page document.
“As a customer you are of course expected to read the general terms and conditions. PayPal also explicitly asks for this to be done. Unfortunately, we all know how that goes … ”, says Test-Achats.
In addition, the user does not even have to actually approve them: “You do not need to take any further action because these changes are automatically implemented,” PayPal reports.
PayPal claims to have more than 277 million users worldwide. It is not known how many of them will have to cough up the ‘fine’ of 12 euros – “That’s soon a month of Netflix,” says Jens Van Herp. The payment company was not immediately available for comment.