In the event of a dispute, any consumer residing in Portugal and the European Union may exercise his right of complaint with an official, third party and impartial to the proceedings. In this context, Vargem provides all information in order to exercise its right of complaint.
If for any reason you were dissatisfied with the purchase made in our online store, you can use a consumer Alternative Dispute Resolution Entity (ADR), as listed below:
● Lisbon Consumer Disputes Arbitration Centre
● CIAB - Consumer Information, Mediation and Arbitration Center (Consumer Arbitration Court)
● CNIACC - National Center for Information and Arbitration of Consumer Disputes
● European Commission
You can also formalise your complaints and complaints regarding purchases made in our online store by contacting Vargem via email@example.com or the helpline +351 245 098 306, available from 10am to 7pm, Tuesday to Sunday.
To check more information about these processes, we also suggest consulting the website of the Directorate-General for The Consumer: www.consumidor.pt.
What is alternative resolution of consumer disputes?
It is a mechanism that allows all consumers to use official entities that can assist in the resolution of any conflict with a merchant entity, without first having to open a litigious case in courts.
What is the role of these entities in resolving the conflict?
These entities act as intermediaries between the consumer and the trader who is the subject of the complaint. The intermediary may impose a solution on both parties, or seek to bring them together in such a way as to reach a solution. Alternative dispute resolution is usually less expensive, less formal and faster than the judicial route.