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From: Jonathan Larmour <>
To: Alex Schuilenburg <>
Subject: Re: Commercial postings on ecos-discuss etc
Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2010 23:29:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 02/03/10 23:11, Alex Schuilenburg wrote:
> Jonathan Larmour wrote:
>> Where do we draw the line with "commercial benefit"? Adverts? Research?
>> Surveys? Signatures? Email addresses? Indirect references? Mentioning
>> the company name anywhere in a post? It is too far to say there must be
>> /no/ commercial benefit.
> Of course not, lets not get silly. I was suggesting nothing other than
> making clear the details of the survey, especially coming from a
> respected person such as a maintainer.

And what I was meaning is that the line between commercial and not
commercial may always be a bit woolly.

>> We can't condone an allegation with insufficient information.
> I not sure what you mean.

I meant really, it's over to John, as per the clarifications requested
in my previous mail.

> If you are asking me for information, then what I can say is that any
> survey taking place by, for or on behalf of a UK company has to conform
> to the DPA.  You can search for companies registered here:
> ICO registration of course also does not automatically make the survey
> conform to the DPA...

Ah. Again I think over to John.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2010-03-02 23:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-02-27 14:43 Alex Schuilenburg
2010-02-27 17:15 ` John Dallaway
2010-02-27 21:58   ` Alex Schuilenburg
2010-03-02 13:54 ` Jonathan Larmour
     [not found]   ` <>
2010-03-02 20:10     ` Jonathan Larmour
2010-03-02 21:06       ` Gary Thomas
     [not found]       ` <>
2010-03-02 23:29         ` Jonathan Larmour [this message]
2010-03-03  0:21 Alex Schuilenburg
2010-03-03  0:22 Alex Schuilenburg

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