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curious to the laws of mis-prices

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9y, 11m agoPosted 9 years, 11 months ago
I'm curious about misprice deals, If a company advertised an item at £x.xx and i placed an order at that price, but no money has been taken from me, then I get an email saying sorry for the error in this listing blah blah blah.

This then means that the seller hasn't entered in to a contract with me, because the money hasn't been taken from my account, therefore there is nothing i can do.

I'm I correct, put another way. A contract is only binded once the seller has taken money from you.
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9y, 11m agoPosted 9 years, 11 months ago
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[admin]#1
Generally yes. It's a little more variant than that but if a company takes the money from you it definitely makes it much easier to establish a contract was made.
#2
oooh feel kind of honoured that Mr/Mrs Admin Sir/Ma'am answered my post.
[admin]#3
Well I think a few members know more than myself on this so hopefully they will stop by and answer also.

There's a few variants to this but if they have sent you the emails and taken the money and the price is a reasonable one they would have a hard time backing out at that point. If it's just an automated email and no money taken then they can back out easily and very legally.
#4
doesn't the sticky in "comments and suggestions" answer this? (haven't read it all myself)

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