Posted July 14, 2018 17:22:20 If you are a business, and you think that you may have been tricked into signing up for an Amazon Business Account, you may be able to resolve this issue with your credit card company.
But, be aware that Amazon may also be selling your business’s account information for profit.
This could lead to problems down the track.
If you have been contacted by an Amazon representative with an AMAZONS Business Account issue, it may be advisable to contact your credit provider and ask for a cancellation of the transaction.
If you have not done so, then Amazon may attempt to contact you by phone, email or by email.
This could include contacting your business or by phone if you have any questions about your account.
If your credit company does not cancel the transaction, you should contact your card company for further assistance.
The Amazon Business Accounts are used to store and manage Amazon.com’s products, services and brands, such as the Kindle, Amazon Video, Kindle eBooks, Amazon Music, Amazon Fresh, Amazon Marketplace, and Amazon Video Books.
If your business is connected to an Amazon business account and you have signed up for the account, Amazon will store and maintain this information.
However, if you are not a customer of Amazon and you do not have an Amazon account, you are in breach of Australian Consumer Law if you try to sell, lease or transfer any personal information from the account.
The Australian Consumer (Consumer Protection) Act 1988 prohibits selling, leasing or transferring personal information to another person, except in exceptional circumstances.
Amazon does not sell, rent, lease, share or transfer personal information under this law to third parties.
Amazon Business Account chargesThe Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is the regulatory authority for consumer protection in Australia.
The ACCC is a joint federal/state body with a statutory statutory statutory powers and functions, including enforcement.
Its role is to ensure that competition in Australia is conducted fairly, and that the Australian Consumer Act is complied with.