OFT “web-sweeps” Price Comparison Websites

The Office of Fair Trading (‘OFT’) has published its report following a review of price comparison websites to identify key areas undermining consumers’ trust in such websites.

The report discusses, to name but a few, data privacy, complaints handling and the exclusion of liability terms.

In conjunction with the guidance, the OFT has written to 100 price comparison website operators to encourage them to comply with consumer protection laws. 

Watch this space.