Our guide to how we will handle your complaint
We're committed to providing the best possible service. On the rare occasions that our service has not lived up to our own high standards, we want you to tell us – as this is the only way we will be able to improve our service.
If we haven't met your expectations for any reason, this guide explains how to make a complaint and how we'll handle your complaint.
You can also download our complaints guide. (opens as a PDF).
If your complaint is about a provider
If you've purchased a product through our website, and you have a complaint about the provider, then you should address your complaint directly to that company.
To find out how to raise your complaint, please refer to your provider's complaint procedure which you should find on their website. We can't accept liability for errors made by your selected provider, or answer any complaints on their behalf.
If you wish to raise a formal dispute, you can do so through the European Commission's Online Dispute Resolution procedure.
This procedure will help you to access the appropriate dispute resolution body.
How to make a complaint about Confused.com
You can write a letter or send an email to us, and we will look to resolve the matter as quickly and fairly as possible.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgBy Post: Customer Services Manager
Our commitment to you
We aim to resolve your complaint quickly and efficiently by:
- Making it easy for you to tell us about your complaint
- Carrying out a full investigation
- Providing a detailed account of our actions
- Ensuring you are satisfied that we have handled your complaint fairly
How soon will we deal with your complaint?
Once we have received your complaint we will respond with a full reply or send you an acknowledgement letter, which will tell you:
- Who is dealing with your complaint
- When we will contact you again
If we have sent you an acknowledgement letter, we will try to respond to your complaint within 14 days. If your complaint is particularly complex, we may need to spend longer investigating it, up to a maximum of 8 weeks. In these cases, we will periodically give you an update on our progress.
If you are unhappy with the way we are handling your complaint
When dealing with your complaint we follow guidelines outlined by the FCA. If you are unhappy with the way your complaint is being handled you can ask for it to be reviewed at a higher level within Confused.com.
The Financial Ombudsman
If you remain unhappy with our response to your complaint, or your complaint has not been resolved within eight weeks after you first told us about it, you have the right to refer your complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service. If you wish for the Financial Ombudsman Service to look into your complaint, you must refer it to them within 6 months of the date of our final response to you. You can contact them at:The Financial Ombudsman Service
London E14 9SR
Tel: 08000 234 567 (Freephone service)
Tel: 0300 123 9 123 (free for mobile-phone users who pay a monthly charge for calls to numbers starting with 01 or 02)
The Financial Ombudsman Service offers a free independent service and they can help with most financial complaints.
For further information you can visit their website at www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk or send an email to email@example.com.