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Buying your Self on the InternetWrap Contracts and Personal Genomics$
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Andelka M. Phillips

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781474422598

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2020

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422598.001.0001

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Clicking Away Rights in DNA: A Review of DTC Contracts

Clicking Away Rights in DNA: A Review of DTC Contracts

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(p.163) 5 Clicking Away Rights in DNA: A Review of DTC Contracts
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Buying your Self on the Internet
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Andelka M Phillips

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422598.003.0005

This chapter provides a summary of a review of the wrap contracts of DTC companies providing genetic tests for health purposes. It identifies a number of terms that are problematic from a consumer protection standpoint and argues that certain terms commonly included in DTC contracts are liked to be challengeable on the grounds of unfairness under UK law.

Keywords:   CMA, unfair term, Consumer Rights Act 2015, CRA, NCC, Norwegian Consumer Council, dark patterns, clickwrap, browsewrap, Consumer Rights Directive, Spreadex v Cochrane, ACCC v Valve

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