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Is poor data sabotaging your campaign performance?
21/09/2017

Complacency when it comes to data suppression could be sabotaging your campaign performance and may also derail your GDPR compliance plans. The following article provides guidance on how to create a watertight suppression strategy.

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Marketers and GDPR - Heads in the sand?  
06/07/2017

Why are the country's GDPR compliance plans stalling? Our advice - stick to the certainties.

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New whitepaper gives lowdown on your GDPR suppression obligations and opportunities
19/06/2017

We’ve just published a new whitepaper in conjunction with DataIQ to help steer your GDPR preparations, including a detailed suppression strategy checklist.

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Why returned mail won’t cut it as a suppression strategy under the GDPR
22/05/2017

Under the GDPR many companies may struggle to legitimately send marketing campaigns to their customers. Find out how this will impact data suppression strategies.

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Is your deceased suppression strategy GDPR compliant?
21/02/2017

Here, we dispel some common deceased suppression misconceptions and offer guidance on what every data manager needs to know to achieve GDPR compliance.

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How reusing your password could result in identity theft
31/01/2017

Consumers who use weak passwords and reuse the same ones across multiple websites are more vulnerable to hacker attacks and could end up the victim of identity theft.

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Identity fraud victim's £500k home put on market
20/12/2016

A gang has been identified and two men jailed after being found guilty of committing identity fraud. Minh To, of Stockport, Greater Manchester was targeted by criminals who transferred the deeds of his £500,000 five-bedroom home and attempted to auction his property.

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Hiscox award winning campaign leads the way in mail innovation
20/12/2016

The Ark team really love this campaign; it’s refreshing to see such a highly-targeted use of mail clearly demonstrating its value in the marketing mix. A successful direct mail campaign relies on accurate data, excellent targeting, innovative design and a great campaign strategy; the Hiscox campaign has it all.

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Hello... is anyone at home?
16/11/2016

If you knock at the front door of one of your customers you will know when they answer whether they are the person you are trying to reach, but how do you ascertain whether your direct mail communications are reaching the right person when you can't visit each and every home you are contacting?

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Paranormal direct mail activity
11/11/2016

It would be an incredible achievement on the part of marketers to get any take up on campaigns from someone who is no longer living! So why do some companies not remove the deceased from their mailing lists?

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The Key to GDPR Compliance
08/11/2016

With the looming introduction of the EU General Data Protection Regulation in 2018 there has never been a better time for marketers to improve their practices and work towards the industry standards by which all direct marketers will have to conduct business.

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Is it ever acceptable to knowingly mail deceased or gone away customers?
20/05/2016

During my time in the direct marketing and data industry I’ve heard first hand from several companies who (in some cases proudly) claim to knowingly mail households where the customer has died or gone away.

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It’s a question of affordability
24/03/2016

The National Deceased Register has proven to deliver between 30% and 50% unique data when compared to other deceased suppression files available in the market.

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