How to shop for a safe Halloween outfit
Director of Communications with the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (ccpc.ie) done through your local district court and cases up to the value of €2,000 are accepted. There is a non-refundable fee of €25 to make a claim.
In general, before you buy anything online, research the seller first. Look for reviews of the website, to see if other consumers have any positive or negative feedback.
As well as legitimate businesses, there are a lot of scams active on Facebook, so it is important to protect yourself. Beware of deals that seem too good to be true — such as an expensive item at a very low price. Check out any reviews of the seller before you buy. Some post rave reviews about themselves, so always check, if you can, who the authors of reviews are. Finally, be very cautious if an online seller will only accept a money transfer or cash. Most legitimate sellers will accept more than one form of payment — and will usually accept payment by credit or debit card.