Who can apply to become a member?
Anyone can apply to become a Member. The Association publishes its quarterly magazine ‘O KATANALOTIS’ (The Consumer), which is posted to all members free of charge. All Members are also invited to attend the Annual General Meeting each year. This is an opportunity to put questions to the President, Board members, and members of the staff. Members can also vote in bi-annual Board elections. They can stand for election themselves provided that they have been members for the last six months. All Members receive a copy of the Annual Report and Accounts.
Why should I become a member?
- Because you don’t want to be a victim of fraudulent behavior
- Because you want to contribute to the improvement of the market conditions through your decisions as a consumer
- Because an association of consumers is stronger than each individual consumer
- Because the protection of consumers’ rights by the state should be strengthened
- Because transparency and information should be improved
- Because the authorities and the Parliament need to become more aware of consumers’ issues.
How many members are there?
How much does it cost to become a Member?
How do I apply to become a member of CCA?
Please complete the application form or click the Become a Member of CCA banner. You can either send it electronically or print the form and send it to us by fax or mail at Cyprus Consumers Association, P.O.Box 24874, 1304 Nicosia, Cyprus. It is important that all applications sent by fax or mail are signed. Upon receipt of your application our staff will notify you regarding the payment method
How do I file a complaint?
Before filing a complaint, try contacting a representative of the business in order to discuss your problem with that person and work towards finding a satisfactory resolution to your problem. If you are unable to do that you can complete a complaint form. You can either send it electronically at [email protected] or print the form and send it to us by fax at 22516118 or mail at Cyprus Consumers Association, P.O. Box 24874,1304, Nicosia, Cyprus. It is important that all forms sent by fax or mail are signed. Upon receipt of your form our staff will notify you regarding the next steps to be taken. Please be sure to have ready copies of relevant documents (for example, canceled checks, contracts or correspondence) as well as the faulty product itself if available.
When is the World Consumer Rights Day observed?
World Consumer Rights Day is observed every year on 15th March. On this day the then US President, John F Kennedy, made a landmark speech. He was the first one to identify and endorse the concept of consumer rights. With the adoption of the UN guidelines in 1985, consumer rights have been accepted in principle by governments the world over. Since then World Consumer Rights Day has been observed every year. The European Union has endorsed and feather advanced the consumers rights through legal instruments which have been incorporated into Cyprus legislation.
When was the School of Consumer Education founded?
What is the vision of the School of Consumer Education?
Are there any branches of the School in all towns of Cyprus?
Who can apply to become a student?
Who teaches at the Schools?
How long does it take to graduate from the Schools?
How much does it cost to study in the Schools?
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