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+<html lang="{{ _('en') }}"><head>
+ <meta charset="utf-8">
+ <title>{{ _("GNU Taler") }} - {{ _("Citizens") }}</title>
+ <meta name="description" content="">
+ <!--# include file="common/" -->
+ </head>
+ <body class="en" onload="loadLang();">
+ <div class="container">
+ <!--# include file="common/" -->
+ <!-- Jumbotron -->
+ <div class="jumbotron">
+ <h1>{{ _("Advantages for citizens") }}</h1>
+ <!-- p><a class="btn btn-lg btn-success" href="#" role="button">Get started today</a></p -->
+ </div>
+ <!-- Example row of columns -->
+ <div class="row">
+ <div class="col-lg-6">
+ <h2>{{ _("Security") }}</h2>
+ <p>{{ _("Taler is the electronic equivalent of cash, except harder to fake.
+ If your digital wallet is lost -- say because
+ your computer is irreparably damaged or compromised -- only the amount of coin
+ stored in your wallet will be lost. Unlike a physical wallet, you can make
+ backups of your digital wallet which can provide security against data loss.
+ So your digital wallet works mostly just like
+ a physical wallet, except online and without the need to manually count coins.") }}</p>
+ </div>
+ <div class="col-lg-6">
+ <h2>{{ _("Privacy") }}</h2>
+ <p>{{ _("Your transactions are private, neither the exchange nor merchant needs to
+ learn your identity. There is no need to give our credit card numbers or
+ other sensitive information, and the merchant will only be able to do
+ exactly the transaction you confirmed using your digital wallet.") }}</p>
+ </div>
+ </div>
+ <div class="row">
+ <div class="col-lg-6">
+ <h2>{{ _("Convenience") }}</h2>
+ <p>{{ _("You will be able to withdraw digital coins to replenish your wallet using
+ your credit card or SEPA transactions, similar to how you pay or withdraw
+ cash today.") }}</p>
+ </div>
+ <div class="col-lg-6">
+ <h2>{{ _("Stability ") }}</h2>
+ <p>{{ _("Coins in your digital wallet will be of the same denomination as the
+ cash in your physical wallet. So you will not have to worry about
+ currency fluctuations or conversion rates. Like a physical wallet,
+ you can carry digital coins of different currencies in your digital
+ wallet at the same time.") }}</p>
+ </div>
+ </div>
+ <div class="col-lg-12">
+ <h2 id="overview">{{ _("Taler as seen by customers") }}</h2>
+ <p>{{ _("Customers interact with the Taler system mostly using
+ a free wallet implementation, which may be an extension or plugin
+ to their browser or a custom application on their computer(s).
+ Typical steps performed by customers are:
+ ") }}</p>
+ <p>
+ </p>
+ <img src="images/customer.svg" alt="customer perspective" style="float: right; margin: 50px 5px 5px 5px;" width="50%">
+ <ol>
+ <li>{{ _("The customer selects an exchange (i.e. by visiting the
+ respective website or selecting from a list of exchanges in the
+ application) and asks the wallet to create bank transfer
+ instructions to withdraw a certain amount of electronic cash.
+ The bank transfer instructions will contain an
+ access code that must be included in the subject of the
+ transaction, as well as the wire details for the exchange (i.e.
+ a SEPA account number).") }}</li>
+ <li>{{ _("The customer then instructs his <b>bank</b> to
+ transfer funds from his account to the Taler exchange using
+ these instructions provided by the wallet (top left).") }}</li>
+ <li>{{ _("Once the funds have arrived, the wallet will
+ automatically withdraw the electronic coins. The
+ customer can use the wallet to review his remaining balance
+ at any time. He can also make backups to secure his digital
+ coins against hardware failures.") }}</li>
+ <li>{{ _("When visiting a merchant that supports Taler,
+ an additional payment option for Taler is enabled in the checkout system.
+ If the customer selects payments via Taler, the wallet
+ displays the secured contract from the merchant and asks
+ for confirmation. Taler does not require the customer
+ to provide any identity information to the merchant.
+ Transaction histories and digitally
+ signed contracts can be preserved in the wallet for future
+ review by the customer, or even use in court.") }}</li>
+ </ol>
+ <p></p>
+ </div>
+ <!--# include file="common/" -->
+ </div> <!-- /container -->
+ </body>