A commercial practice is any act, omission, course of conduct, representation or commercial communication (including advertising and marketing) by a trader which is directly connected with the promotion, sale or supply of a product to or from consumers, whether occurring before, during or after a commercial transaction (if any) in relation to a product. A consumer is any individual who, in relation to a commercial practice, is acting for purposes which are outside his business. A trader is any person who, in relation to a commercial practice, is acting for purposes relating to his business, and anyone acting in the name of or on behalf of the trader. ‘Product’ means any goods or services and includes immovable property, rights and obligations: The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations (cPUT) 2008.
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