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Email marketing’s compliance with the GDPR

Two months ago we mentioned that you should start preparing for the effects of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) soon. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has gone one step further and suggested you should begin now. For all of us in email marketing and data retention their 12-step advice document is a must read. … READ MORE »

Autoresponse dangers in email marketing

There is an insurance company in Germany that has embraced email marketing completely, to the extent of having auto replies to emails. This is behaviour that is encouraged by all commentators. However, there is the occasional banana skin to be wary of, one that they were unaware of. One of their customers cancelled insurance via … READ MORE »

The impossible dream for email marketing?

Many suggested that a replacement for the defunct Safe Harbour would require major changes in the ethos of the USA security services and so was unlikely to come to fruition. The short deadline given to the committee tasked with producing its replacement merely exacerbated the problems. But to defy the nay-sayers, we have the proposed … READ MORE »

Privacy Shield and email marketing

On 29 February the European Commission published its delayed update on the Privacy Shield which will, it suggests, restore trust in transatlantic data flow. It does this via an umbrella agreement ensuring high data protection standards.  It guarantees, it says, that there will be no mass surveillance by the USA because of robust obligations placed … READ MORE »

Designing a marketing email – the vital questions

It can be difficult to approach each email marketing campaign with a fresh mind and a degree of originality when it is the third one of the year. Here are some questions you can ask yourself to make things easier. 1/ What excites this person? People generally buy on emotion. The trick is knowing which … READ MORE »

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