The Consumers' Association of Iceland
CI, BEUC and ICRT associate
Neytendasamtokin is an independent consumers' organization with head office in Reykjavík and a local office in Akureyri, the main city in the north of the country.
Founded: 23 March 1953.
Chairman: Jóhannes Gunnarsson.
Number of staff: 7 See: Staff
Membership: Anyone over 18 years of age can become a member of the Consumers’ Association and enjoy full rights provided they are free of debt to the Association. See: Registration form
Governing structure: The organization is directed by a board of 21, elected for a 2-year period. Each official voting district in the country gets representatives in the board according to the number of its inhabitants. See: Board members
Membership fee: Annual membership fees is determined by the governing board. See: Price list (Icelandic: árgjald)
Finances: Membership fees 65%, publication 15%, state 15%, local authorities 3%, unions 2%.
Publications: Neytendabladid (The Consumers' Magazine) 4 times a year (free to members), books, brochures, posters.
Main areas of work:
Promoting and protecting the interests of the consumers.
Representing the consumers and undertaking comparative testing of consumer goods and services.
Stating consumers' views to the authorities, trade, industry etc.
Giving assistance in individual cases.
Consumers' education and information.
The European Consumer Centre. Neytendasamtökin runs the office of ECC-Iceland (ENA) - www.ena.is
Head office: Postal address: Telephone: (+354) 545 1200 Hverfisgotu 105 Hverfisgotu 105 IS-101 Reykjavik IS-101 Reykjavík Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Iceland. Iceland Opening hours Telephone hours 9:00 - 15:00 10-12 and 13-14 Akureyri office Postal address: Telephone: (+354) 462 4118. Skipagotu 14 P.O.Box 655 IS-600 Akureyri IS-621 Akureyri E-mail: email@example.com Iceland. Iceland Opening hours 09:00 - 15:00