Negative Option Deals

When a credit card holder uses their credit card to procure a free product or a free trial of a service, this action often starts a series of regular credit card charges for more products or services. The credit card holder is told at the time that they choose to receive their free product or service that they must cancel their account with the product or service provider to avoid these future charges on their credit card. While negative option deals are often very confusing or misleading, they are not illegal when the details of the transaction are given before the credit card holder orders their free products or services.

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