Increasingly, shoppers are using the Internet to buy high value goods which often include warranty periods of 3 years or longer, with sales receipts being provided through email.
Over any lengthy period of time this is likely to be a problem when the shopper is requested to provide proof of purchase , as email can so easily get lost, corrupted or the user simply changes computer.
The website proofofpurchase.co.uk was launched in April this year to solve that problem. Users can upload any electronic documentation they have about goods purchased to a remote, secure, private database together with contact information about the supplier and manufacturer.
"Both Internet and high-street shoppers alike often face problems if something goes wrong and they need to produce purchase information...