Opaque costs, liability limited to 500 euros in the event of an incident: the Paris court has recognized as “illegal” or “abusive” 25 clauses of the old contracts for using the Uber platform, the UFC announced on Thursday -That to choose, at the origin of the action. The court ordered the American platform for transport services (cars with driver, bicycles, scooters, meal delivery) to withdraw these 25 clauses from its conditions of use and from its confidentiality policy (which we validate in installing the application), according to a judgment rendered on October 27.
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Uber also presented itself as an “intermediary” and not a transport service, artificially relieving itself of its responsibilities in the event of a malfunction. The platform also limits its liability to 500 euros in the event of bodily injury or material damage, while the law imputes it “full liability”. “The Paris Judicial Court clearly pinned Uber which was trying to escape French law with regard to its general conditions and its confidentiality statement”, welcomed Alain Bazot, president of UFC-Que Choisir, in a press release. “The signal sent is strong: consumers should not be left on the side. “