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I joined a dating site for 6mths, 4 days before the end of

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I joined a dating site for 6mths, 4 days before the end of the 6mths I cancelled my subscription the dating site in question want another £250 for a further 6mths as they say I did not give them 7 days notice they have sent me 2 e-mails requesting the money I have received a 3rd e-mail of them today stating that if I do not pay by the 18/9/16 they will pass this on to a collection company who will collect the money on there behalf any advice please.....
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 10 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you.

Do their terms and conditions say you must give 7 days please?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
on reading the small print "yes".....
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 10 months ago.

When did you join?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
17/2/16 cancelled 0n the 13/8/16
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 10 months ago.

Ok. Then you could argue that the 7 days terms are unfair as per the Consumer Rights Act 2015.

This says at S.62:

62Requirement for contract terms and notices to be fair

(1)An unfair term of a consumer contract is not binding on the consumer.

(2)An unfair consumer notice is not binding on the consumer.

(3)This does not prevent the consumer from relying on the term or notice if the consumer chooses to do so.

(4)A term is unfair if, contrary to the requirement of good faith, it causes a significant imbalance in the parties’ rights and obligations under the contract to the detriment of the consumer.

Debt collectors have no power. You can argue its unfair and not enforceable

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
do I just ignore any future e-mails
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 10 months ago.

Yes I would.

Does that clarify?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
thank you.....
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 10 months ago.

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
will do.....
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 10 months ago.

Thanks