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BankFacts ( 13.10.10.L4 )
Insurance problem checklist (13.10.0.b )
Jersey Construction Council ( 13.12.2.L6 )
Accountants in Jersey / Book- keepers ( 13.10.15 )
Banking in Jersey ( 13.10.10. )
Channel Islands Company Registers and Search Agencies ( 13.13.6. )
Citizens Advice money advice service - ( 13.15.0.L3 )
Clairvoyance / Fortune telling ( 13.11.11 )
Community Savings Ltd ( 13.10.13.L1 )
Company searches ( 13.1.45. )
Cost of Living Index - how to calculate increase ( 13.3.1.L1 )
Credit reference agencies ( 13.3.4 )
Debt Collection Agencies (13.15.5.L1)
Depositors Compensation Scheme-[13.10.12.12]
Fireworks ( 13.13.12.L5 )
Guarantors ( 13.3.4.L1 )
Hairdressers ( 13.11.9. )
Hire Purchase ( 13.5.2.L5 )
Institute of Directors ( 13.13.0. L1 )
Insurance - Miscellaneous ( 13.10.6.L4 )
Jersey Consumer Council ( 13.1.80.L1 )
Jersey Electricity ( 13.14.1. )
Jersey Gas ( 13.14.2. )
Jersey Index of Average Earnings ( 13.3.1.L3 )
Jersey Motor Trades Federation Membership ( 13.5.0.L5 )
Jersey Water ( 13.14.20. )
Liability for Debts / Club Members (13.15.8)
Milk - Doorstep Delivery ( 13.7.1. )
Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) (13.13.1.L7)
Recovering uninsured losses ( 13.10.6.L10 )
Scaffolding ( 13.12.2.L4 )
Scams (13.4.30.L1 )
Tattooing/ Electolysis/ Body piercing ( 13.11.7. )
Unsolicited goods received through the post ( 13.4.30 )
Unsolicited mail / Mail Preference Service / Junk mail ( 13.4.30.L2 )
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LOCAL INFORMATION

13. 4. 30. L2
Unsolicited mail / Mail Preference Service / Junk mail

Extent:Jersey / British Isles
Updated 11 November 2013
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Unsolicited mail - UK

1.  Clients receiving unwanted, unsolicited mail should write saying that they no longer wish to receive unsolicited mail to:

Mailing Preference Service
Freepost 22
London
W1E 7EZ

Telephone 0845 703 4599
Website www.mpsonline.org.uk

2.  It does take up to three months to stop unsolicited mail. Having written to the above and found that a particular company is still sending out unwelcome mail, it is possible to complain to:

Advertising Standards Authority
Brook House
2 - 16 Torrington Place
London
WC1E 7HN

3.  The Advertising Standards Authority produce a leaflet entitled 'Legal, Decent, Honest, Truthful', this includes a guide to rules covering direct mail and how to make a complaint. Address as above.

The Direct Marketing Association produce two leaflets, 'Where did they get my name?' and 'What is telephone marketing?'. For a copy, please write to:

The Direct Marketing Association (UK) Ltd
DMA House
70 Margaret Street
London
W1W 8SS

Telephone 020 7291 3300
Fax 020 7323 4165
Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

4.  If you ask, companies must tell you where they obtained your name, why they want it and whether they intend to pass it to others. You can object.

Unsolicited mail - JerseyPost

5.  JerseyPost offer a bulk mailing scheme which clients can opt out of. If you do not wish to receive local bulk mailings you should write to JerseyPost, Postal Headquarters, Rue De Pres, St Saviour. JE1 1AA giving your full postal address and request that they don't deliver bulk mail to your home. It will take up to two months to take effect. This will only prevent the delivery of mail addressed to 'The Occupier' and your address.