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<html lang="{{ _('en') }}"><head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>{{ _("GNU Taler") }} - {{ _("Citizens") }}</title>
    <meta name="description" content="">
      <!--# include file="common/header.inc" -->
  </head>
  <body class="en" onload="loadLang();">
    <div class="container">
      <!--# include file="common/navigation.inc" -->
      <!-- 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/footer.inc" -->
    </div> <!-- /container -->
  </body>
</html>