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On 15 March,
was held the Consumer's Day in the world and to celebrate it, the Superintendency
of Industry and Trade in conjunction with the School Cafam, prepared virtual guides
'Alert and Safety in the Network', by which, children and
young people will get information about the expected behavior on the Internet, warning
of hazards and risks, plus tips and suggestions for browsing the network.
is framed in the Act
1480 - 2011, through which was issued the Consumer Protection Statute, which protects
the right of all consumers to be educated about their rights.
Deputy Minister for ICT, María Carolina Hoyos, helped to launch the project, which
intends to continue with the issue of virtual cards in matters of protection and safety
of children as consumers, to allow- through the use of technological tools-present, disseminate
and educate Colombians about their rights under the law in their role as consumers.
the ICT Ministry is a priority to develop strategies for our children, so they will
be better users of ICT, especially Internet and, as such, they should respect their
to that purpose, under the Digital Living Plan, we developed the strategy 'EnTicConfio',
a novel model by which we produce, collect and disclose content to provide citizens
with valuable tools to make better use of ICT ", said Hoyos, the Deputy Minister.
the Superintendency of Industry and Commerce started to provide to manufacturers,
suppliers and marketers of good services, as well as general users, the tool called
VIRTUAL BOX, by which they can meet the demands that promote consumer to
the entity, as an efficient and expeditious channel of communication with the SIC.
(Source: MINTIC Colombia)