What is a chargeback?
A chargeback occurs when a credit cardholder contacts their bank to initiate a refund for a purchase made on their credit card. Chargebacks arise for a variety of reasons: a cardholder is dissatisfied with their purchase, charges were made illegally on their card or they have changed their mind.
A number of chargebacks are a result of a fraud: some of them are caused by an unauthorized use of the stolen card or the cardholder is purposely seeking to dispute a legitimate purchase they made.
Chargebacks exist to protect customers and help protect against card charges that occur without the consent of a card owner. This means that Cleeng as the official vendor for your content cannot prevent chargebacks from happening (actually - no online merchant can). But we do dispute the chargebacks and we sometimes win.
Please see the European and American chargeback guidelines:
How can you minimize or even prevent chargebacks?
The best way to deal with chargebacks is to prevent them from happening in the first place.
- Provide accurate descriptions of your products on your website. We show how to do it here>>
- Once we inform you about a chargeback claim, please respond to the chargeback as quickly as possible. A limited amount of time is available to resolve a chargeback. If you delay, you may miss your opportunity to fight the chargeback.
- Accurately describe your product.