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