Reach DM - phoned and asked to confirm our address. I asked them why they want to know our address, their reply was to confirm the details. I just told them to remove us from their database. It is illegal to collect information without a privacy act. Next time she calls ask her if she likes it from behind :P They hung up straight away. We detect all calls from that number (and others).
They get automagically directed to a short recording that says :
"The number you have called is NOT connected. Please check the number and call again".
After their second attempt, it appears they don't bother to call again.
They called and hanged up 2 times today . I called back and no one answer. What they want to get from the calling game??? They said they were from ReachDM or something and asked if our postal address was still the same but they had an old one so i said yes and asked if the owner was still me and as i answered the call and told them my name i said yes but woe to anyone that telemarkets us. anyway saved the caller id as spam so will never answer a call from them again. Rang our business wanting to confirm our postal address, then went on to ask the name of our person in charge. I asked what it was regarding (when you give away the manager's name, they think they can ring back on a first name basis to try and sell their crap) and she said they like to "help out other businesses in the same industry". Told her we were all right thanks and she just said thanks back and hung up in my ear. Time wasters! Called me and hung up. Blocked these time wasters.
Data harvesting should be illegal!
Data collector who sells to telemarketer.
DON'T ANSWER THE CALL
Called today, to confirm business info, like address and director, asked who they were and she spoke so quickly, not i could not hear her. Just an annoying telemarketer Just experienced a rude caller from this number - he identified himself from ReachDM. Research on the web appears that the company is legitimate however they need to train their staff on how to explain themselves in a professional manner rather than making out there is a bad line when I quizzed them as to why they needed to confirm names & addresses etc. And 6 months on they called again to check details.. It's public information so nothing to hide.. Doesnt' matter if they sell this list on. Nobody ever, EVER gets thru to da boss.. Good luck sunshines! :) Same as the others really they called a few times, couldn't understand a word they were saying then asked "are you still at "address"? luckily we have moved so when i said no they hung up on me! no one is there call back answering machine Spam We log our calls and see this number calls every 2nd or 3rd day and each time they call it registers 24 incoming calls, all at the same time. Seems to be an auto-dialler which explains all the hang-ups. We blocked this number months ago and thankfully don't even know they are calling. Can't see why there can't be some sort of legal stop put to these auto-diallers. Call them on 1831 1300 554 671 (the 1831 first blocks your number from them) either leave them hang on or just hang up. Give it back to them. me too at work, lady was nice and polite and since she asked for public information, I found no reason to say no to her.
I agree the odds of my works details being on sold are very high. I receive so many cold callers a day it's not funny. Some times I wish we had an automotive answering like the big banks etc... for the simple reason it would F them off!!
these people keep a database of company details & add to them periodically.. building up a profile of employees, names of business owners & directors, contact titles & purpose of business, then onsell it. the make 'our business contact information' into their 'product'.
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