What is a Distance Sales Contract?

A distance sales contract is a type of contract between the seller and the consumer for sales transactions carried out using remote communication tools such as internet, telephone, catalog. Such contracts are generally used in e-commerce transactions and determine the rights and obligations between the consumer and the seller.

The distance sales contract contains important information such as the description of the product or service, price, payment methods, delivery conditions, right of withdrawal and return conditions. By accepting this contract, the consumer approves the details and terms of sale of the product or service purchased.