Promotional Items

Promotional Items

08 June deadline for cheap USB sticks Giffits, provider of promotional products, is responding to the rising royalty fees and recommends advertising companies to secure USB flash drives now still at the old prices. Order acknowledgment Friday, 08.06.2012, the Hamburger Giffits GmbH can deliver the promotional still in June with the previous cents copyright levy 10 per piece. For subsequent orders, the new fees come into force. We are curious to see how the legal situation developed further. Currently, we need to consider the new prices in the quotation and our customers indicate explicitly the ordering deadlines of USB sticks and memory cards to the old terms and conditions. We also recommend already planned actions in the autumn, winter and Christmas 2012 to think, says Giffits CEO Marcus Schulz. The new tariffs were published by the Central Office for private recording rights (ZPu) and apply from the 01.07.2012. Instead of the flat-rate tax of 10 cents is now according to type and Different memory size of the medium.

The charges for USB sticks and memory cards with a storage capacity are under 4 GB in the future at 91 cents. At USB-sticks over 4 GB it EUR 1.56 euros, with 4 GB memory cards already 1.95. While fees apply for all manufactured in Germany or distributed storage devices regardless of whether on them by copyright relevant data is stored or not. As already, much criticism of the drastic increase of in charges and their impact on the level playing field and the German USB market has become loud, remains to be seen whether the new royalty rates can undertake in the future. Corporate information Giffits was founded in 1998 in Hamburg. As one of the leading promotional products online shops trust more than 35,000 customers of Giffits GmbH.

The shop with over 50,000 articles has the largest online reach nationwide. As a full service provider offered additional storage, delivery, logistics and even individual merchandise management system. We are curious to see how the legal situation developed further. Currently, we need to consider the new prices in the quotation and our customers indicate explicitly the ordering deadlines of USB sticks and memory cards to the old terms and conditions. We also recommend already planned actions in the autumn, winter and Christmas 2012 to think about”, says Giffits CEO Marcus Schulz. The new tariffs were published by the Central Office for private recording rights (ZPu) and apply from the 01.07.2012. Instead of the flat-rate tax of 10 cents is now distinguished by type and memory size of the medium. The charges for USB sticks and memory cards with a storage capacity are under 4 GB in the future at 91 cents. At USB-sticks over 4 GB it EUR 1.56 euros, with 4 GB memory cards already 1.95. While fees apply for all manufactured in Germany or distributed storage devices regardless of whether on them by copyright relevant data is stored or not. Da already, much criticism of the drastic increase of in charges and their impact on the level playing field and the German USB market has become loud, remains to be seen whether the new royalty rates can undertake in the future.

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