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Passing on details.

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TheOriginalFAB Thu 21-Jul-11 18:50:38

MNHQ - when posters give real names and addresses to enter competitions do you ever pass or sell them on to other companies?

nojustificationneeded Thu 21-Jul-11 19:11:37

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TheOriginalFAB Thu 21-Jul-11 19:20:26

Right. Do you know if there is anywhere I can read that it says they will do this?

thisisyesterday Thu 21-Jul-11 19:22:44

ohhhh..... is THAT why I am inundated with junk mail now??

if it is I will be very, very, very cross!
i'd been blaming new soft play place round here

DuelingFanjo Thu 21-Jul-11 19:25:31

really nojustification? So someone was sent a list of names with user names next to them!

Tee2072 Thu 21-Jul-11 20:01:44

That had something to do with a contest those posters had entered, though. I don't know that they give or sell our details except in cases of contests.

Tee2072 Thu 21-Jul-11 20:04:08


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TheOriginalFAB Thu 21-Jul-11 20:33:57

Thanks Tee.

thisisyesterday Thu 21-Jul-11 20:34:30

oh phew!

will carry on blaming soft play!

FruStefanLindman Thu 21-Jul-11 20:40:42

nojustificationneeded is correct, this happened about about a month ago, here's the thread

Hopefully MNHQ have slapped the appropriate wrists.

nojustificationneeded Thu 21-Jul-11 21:00:56

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