Contacts for Preference Services
The Direct Marketing Association (DMA)
The Direct Marketing Association is the trade association for the marketing and communications sector and its members agree to abide by codes of practice. The DMA run the preference services
The Mail Preference Service
This is a free
service that aims to prevent you from receiving direct mail from companies that
you have not dealt with in the past. NB It can only stop mail that
originates in this country.
Mailing Preference Service, Freepost 22, London W1E7EZ
The Telephone Preference Service
This helps you
make sure your telephone number is no longer available to organisations who may
telephone you with offers and information you do not wish to receive.
0845 070 0707 to register http://www.tpsonline.org.uk
E-nough! - The Email Preference Service
This service is for people who want to reduce the number of sales emails they receive. To register, go to http://www.dma.org.uk and click on the e-MPS logo
The Fax Preference Service
helps you to ensure your fax number is no longer available to organisations who
may fax you with offers and information you do not want to receive.
0845 070 0702 to register http://www.fpsonline.org.uk
Anonymous Call Reject
Anonymous Call Reject stops calls from people or companies who withhold their number. They will only be able to get through if they reveal their number. To register, contact your phone company. They will probably charge for this service.
Information above provided by Staffordshire County Council, Trading Standards Dept.