Launched in September 2020, the RT: Terms and Conditions Box app offers Shopify store owners a robust tool to safeguard their operations by ensuring customers agree to their terms and conditions before proceeding to checkout. This app is a testament to the importance of clear communication of policies between businesses and their customers, providing a way to integrate a mandatory checkbox into the cart page. With its user-friendly interface, the app allows for easy installation and customization, enabling store owners to match the checkbox’s appearance with their store’s design theme.
One of the standout features of this app is the customization it offers, including various skins and animations for the checkbox, which not only captures the customer’s attention but also enhances the overall shopping experience. The app also addresses a common oversight in online transactions by displaying a pop-up reminder if the customer attempts to bypass the terms and conditions agreement, thus preventing them from proceeding to checkout without consent.
The addition of the date and time when a customer agrees to the terms into the order details underscores the app’s commitment to providing merchants with a detailed record for future reference. This feature is particularly praised for its role in protecting businesses from potential disputes, fraud, and chargebacks. Moreover, the app’s compatibility with major payment providers like Google Pay, PayPal, Amazon Pay, Apple Pay, Shop Pay, and Venmo ensures that it can cater to a wide array of payment preferences, making it a versatile tool for merchants.
Merchants have praised the RT: Terms and Conditions Box for its protective capabilities and its support team for offering prompt and helpful responses. The ease of setup and the app’s ability to blend into the store’s style without requiring extensive coding knowledge is highly valued by users. Its recognition for working with the latest themes and direct usability within the Shopify admin panel has made it a favored choice among businesses looking to enhance legal compliance and streamline the checkout process.
- Free plan available
- It allows for the terms to be displayed within a popup or linked directly to a terms page, providing flexibility in how terms are presented to the customer
- An alert popup is triggered if the customer tries to proceed without agreeing to the terms, ensuring acknowledgment is obtained before checkout
- The app automatically records the consent date and time when the customer agrees to the terms, adding this to the order details for reference
- Installation is straightforward, and the app comes with multiple skins for the checkbox, allowing customization to match the store's branding
- By ensuring customers agree to the store's terms before proceeding, the app helps make stores GDPR compliant, especially important in regions with strict data protection laws
- The persuasive reminder function halts the checkout process until the terms and conditions box is checked, reinforcing the importance of agreement
- Every customer agreement is archived with the exact date and time of consent, providing a solid record for future reference
- The app includes various skins for the checkbox with animations to attract customers' attention and encourage compliance
- No free trial (free app)
- Some historical issues with dynamic checkout buttons (no issues recently)