The Centre for Consumer Protection in Europe (Zentrum für Europäischen Verbraucherschutz e.V.), former Euro-Info-Verbraucher e.V. originates from a French-German common initiative, however, it is an association registered under German law. The association statute was adopted on 13 July 1993 and last amended on 19 December 2016. The association is registered at the district court of Freiburg under VR 370391 and has its seat in Kehl.
The association aims at protecting and promoting consumer rights in Europe, especially in the framework of the tasks assigned to the European Consumer Centres Network (ECC-Net). The association is a non-profit organisation that serves directly and exclusively public-benefit purposes within the meaning of the Fiscal Code of Germany.
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