The red mist descends once more

Posted by @ 3:54 pm on Sunday 16th December, 2007.
Categories: A bit of a rant

Looky here what the postie delivered yesterday:

 

 

Double vision? Hardly. More like double trouble. Two unsolicited mailshots from a company whose representative said:

"I would like to confirm that the following have been closed and or deleted: Both your accounts, goldcard and your on-line account. Once again I would like to apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused."

and:

"... you have been removed from our general mailing lists... "

Looks like that was utter drivel, eh?

I refer the honourable reader to a previous blog entry regarding f***d & t**k (http://beardedgit.com/?p=229).

I wonder what cock-and-bull story I'll get this time.

Looks like I'll be making good use of the link that AktoMan included his comment on this other blog entry: (http://beardedgit.com/?p=223).

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3 Responses to “The red mist descends once more”

  1. LOL - glad to have been of help to someone, BG!

    I got annoyed when hearing some person in the media talking about the rubbish people generate at home. I don't generate waste, my shopping comes in containers to get it home. I get some junk mail. None of it is 'generated' by me.

  2. Hamish Fenton says:

    sorry stef (i was sort of wondering if this might happen) did i forget to mention I had one more unsolicited email after they had apparently deleted my details off all their databases. and a subseqent brief email conversation here it all is, nothing since:

    RE: RET CAT (#8797-72225508-8031)
    From: Field & Trek Customer Services (IS5929_14960@is.instantservice.com)
    Sent: 23 April 2007 08:06:35
    To: Hamish Fenton (********@***mail.com)

    Hello,

    Thank you for your email.

    Your details have been deleted.

    Regards

    Field & Trek Customer Services Team

    ----

    From: Hamish Fenton (********@***mail.com)
    Sent: 20-Apr-2007 19:11:54
    Subject: RE: RET CAT (#8797-72225508-8031)

    I have received your latest catalogue, I also had an email conversation with
    Richard Gundle earlier this year concerning emails from Field and Trek, and
    at my request he assured me that my email adress had been removed from the
    field and trek spamming email list.

    so can you please remove all of my details from all of your databases,
    because I will never buy anything from you again mail order or online
    because your service in my experience is a load of rubbish. I| might
    occassionally buy something in the Ambleside store, and that is now the only
    store i ever go anywhere near.

    many thanks
    Hamish Fenton
    please reply to this email so that I know you have received and acted on
    it.

    ----

    >From: Field & Trek Customer Services
    >To: ********@***mail.com
    >Subject: RET CAT (#8797-72225508-8031)
    >Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2007 07:44:33 -0700 (PDT)
    >
    >We recently sent you our latest publication which has been returned to us.
    >For future reference, please can you inform us
    >the correct or new contact details;
    >
    >NAME;
    >Title:
    >
    >First name:
    >
    >Last name:
    >
    >
    >ADDRESS
    >
    >
    >
    >POSTCODE
    >
    >TEL NO.
    >
    >MOBILE TEL NO.
    >
    >EMAIL ADDRESS @
    >
    >
    >In the near future, we are considering contacting our customers via SMS
    >(text messaging to mobile phones). We hope to be able to inform customers
    >when their orders have been despatched and let them know about the latest
    >offers.
    >
    >If you are interested in this service, please send us the following
    >information:
    >
    >(Mobile no. required for this service)
    >
    >I want to receive order despatch confirmation by SMS YES OR NO
    >
    >I want to receive special offers and promotions by SMS YES OR NO
    >
    >Many thanks for your co-operation.
    >
    >Sincerely,
    >
    >
    >Field & Trek Customer Services Team

  3. BG! says:

    Thanks for that, Hamish. Looks like your opinion of them is similar to mine.

    I'm not going to ask them again, as far as I'm concerned they've had their last chance and they used it to lie to me. I'm just going to send all the details to http://www.ico.gov.uk/Home/com.....ction.aspx as per Duncan's comment on the other post (thanks for that, Duncan).

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