GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Technology

 
  Share
PayPal extends its Seller Protection service to the United Arab Emirates to provide fraud protection for local merchants
  • PayPal's Seller Protection Programme will protect merchants in the UAE from fraudulent transactions, providing greater confidence in eCommerce transactions
  • PayPal Seller Protection will apply to tangible goods as well as intangible goods such as services, tickets and travel
Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017:  PayPal has announced the launch of the PayPal Seller Protection Program in the United Arab Emirates, in an effort to empower local businesses to trade online, both locally and globally with confidence and peace of mind.
 
PayPal's Seller Protection Programme is designed to help protect merchants from buyer's claims, chargeback, and reversals, so that they are better able to take advantage of the opportunities offered by eCommerce. The programme may provide coverage to sellers against claims, chargebacks or reversals on eligible sales in two cases, subject to the relevant terms and conditions set out in PayPal Legal Agreements:
  • Unauthorised transactions – When a buyer claims that they never authorised the payment for the purchase
  • Item Not Received – When a buyer claims that he did not receive the good or service purchased
The service is now available across the United Arab Emirates and seeks to empower business owners in the region as they grow and expand their eCommerce activity.  The launch of the service comes at an ideal time, as African business owners can take advantage of the festive shopping season to sell more goods and services online, with the peace of mind that their shopping transactions are protected at all times. 
 
“The UAE is making immense strides in technology and eCommerce, demonstrated by the recent high-profile launches of eCommerce sites such as Noon.com and Ounass. However, many smaller merchants are still unsure of the risks associated with selling goods and services online. The PayPal Seller Protection Programme allows merchants to trade online with greater confidence, empowering them to capitalize on the increasing demand for online purchasing in the region,” said Efi Dahan, General Manager, Russia, Middle East and Africa.
 
PayPal's Global Cross-Border Research 2016 report predicted that online spending in the UAE will reach AED 33 billion by 2018, with almost half (46%) of the UAE online shoppers stating that they shopped online from websites in another country in 2016 The increase in online spending is also forecasted to continue, with almost half of online adults surveyed (48%) saying they will increase their online spending in 2017.
 
PayPal's Seller Protection Programme covers both tangible and intangible goods. Intangible goods include services such as flights and accommodation for travel, tickets to concerts or events, and professional services like graphic design, photography or business consulting. The programme helps protect sellers with services such as enhanced security, 24/7 monitoring, merchant fraud prevention, dispute resolution and support for selling around the globe in 25 currencies and 200 countries. 
 
“At PayPal, when we approach online shopping, we don't just look at the point of purchase. We're invested in every step of the journey,” continued Dahan.  “We are pleased to be able to introduce these improved protections - as part of our work to increase trust and confidence in eCommerce”
 
Seller Protection joins other key protection services provided by PayPal, such as Buyer Protection and Refunded Returns, designed to increase trust and confidence in e-commerce.
 
Digital goods remain exempt under the Seller Protection Program.



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 10053 times
Posted on : Wednesday, December 13, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Fortinet Protects Operational Technology Deployed in the Harshest Environments
Next Story : Panda Makes Global Debut at SOLE DXB
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Global brands with lowest cost at Karama Ware house sale from this Thursday
Glam's Makeup Launches in the Middle East
Review: Facial with Dr Renaud's range at Nazih
Glasshouse Collection from Olivia Burton
Hour Choice presents Coach New York Collection
Prevention, Not Cure: Kaya's ‘Hair Strength Therapies' Set to Rid the Gulf of it...
Matthew Fitzpatrick Wins the 2018 Omega European Masters
Executive Tourbillon Free Wheel
Introducing New Make-up From Rodial That You Need In Your Kit
Australia's Number No.1 Natural Skincare Brand* Partners With Jessica Kahawaty
Rado reimagines a bold 1960s classic for the 21st Century
Scuderia Ferrari presents Fall winter collection
Kate Spade New York Presents Debut Collection From Creative Director Nicola Gla...
Introducing VK Beauty Lounge & Bar
Alina Anwar Couture Launches in UAE
Introducing Home Fragrance at Robinsons, Dubai Festival City
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Takes the Luxury of Privacy to a New Level
Tata Communications Strengthens Cyber Defence in the Middle East with the Launch...
Facebook Launches Community Help on Facebook Lite
British Classics Make a Comeback in Jack Wills AW18 Collections
Bring a Touch of Sophistication to Your Home with The Exclusive SmegXDolce&Gabba...
Dubai Culture Organises ‘Writing Literature Novels and Editing them as Play Scri...
NARS Erdem SS19 Beauty Report
Roberto Cavalli's Exclusive Duo of Fragrances
Defying Age With Skin Republic's Gold and Platinum Face Masks
Diana Arno Expands Online Shopping to Middle East
‘Unseen Potential' - Art from Scrap and Discarded Parts
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi invites guests to enjoy the spectacular Friends & Family...
CNN's Inside the Middle East explores the region's evolving photography scene
New Google Search feature launches for job-seekers in Arab world
Honda voted “Preferred Sedan Car Brand of the Year” for the fourth year in a row
Lacoste.12.12 Collection
Trevor Sorbie Range Relaunches in the UAE
Al-Futtaim Toyota's Upgrade campaign brings back the hottest car deals
The Future Is Here
Al-Futtaim Toyota swoops another win at the Filipino Times Awards
Sheikh Zayed, the First Falconer and Nature Protector
Your skin needs more than just sunscreen
UHOA goes live with #YouBeUganda at Expo 2018
PAN Emirates bedroom festival with discount up to 70%
William Collection by Hugo Boss
Mousses Etoiles to reveal the latest luxury designs of commercial-use outdoor fu...
Carl F. Bucherer Celebrates Debut of Its Online Boutique on Jd.Com Launch of Lim...
Why the Modern-Day Oil and Gas Industry Needs Millennials to Survive?
Afghanistan Premium League T20 (APLT20) Draft 2018
Al-Futtaim ACE DIY and Home Security promotion
MEAF gets the UAE community involved to commemorate World Arthritis Day
Harmony and Sustainability Define Ideal Standard's ‘Esedra' Ceramic Bathroom Col...
Tata Communications launches a specialised cyber security lab at Shanmugha Arts,...
Akamai Unveils Solutions at IBC 2018 Designed to Mitigate the Challenges and Cos...