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Telepop- Should I be concerned about spam?
Posted 21 February 2010 - 10:22 AM
We may provide your information to our third party partners for marketing or promotional purposes.
I'm wondering if my spam and privacy concern is a valid one. I know that language like this in a site's TOS or Privacy statements isn't unusual. Also, I trust that Earl was involved in this DTV setup and I have a level of trust with him. But I do know that DTV is always and rightfully seeking revenue streams. Before I sign up, should I be concerned about getting spam or other privacy issues from using these cool new apps?
Posted 22 February 2010 - 12:52 PM
Posted 22 February 2010 - 02:20 PM
Also it would be Great if one could select other options than just status updates for the Facebook agent!!
Edited by p010ne, 22 February 2010 - 02:30 PM.
Posted 22 February 2010 - 04:36 PM
We may periodically send promotional email about new Telepop products, special offers or other information that we think you may find interesting using the email address that you have provided.
We do not sell, rent or otherwise provide your personal identifiable information to any third parties. (put a period there) for marketing purposes.
I guess the "for marketing reasons" presents a gray area for some folks. As in companies that have a Sales Dept that generates revenue. One might ask can you sell or rent my information for "non-marketing" reasons? Also clarify that email we might get from Telepop might be for a Telepop special offer, not a Viagra Special Offer
Good luck, Dane! And again Thanks!
Posted 22 February 2010 - 10:36 PM
Posted 23 February 2010 - 11:58 AM
Posted 18 July 2010 - 03:32 PM
So far, it's working great.
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Posted 19 July 2010 - 07:40 AM
Thanks for the encouragement! We are trying to provide worthwhile applications on the TV, and it has been fun creating these. We are working on a few more apps that we hope to have out in the next weeks. As for the "for marketing purposes" phrase, this is included by many companies (e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn) since they might rely on secure third-party vendors to provide essential internal services (not related to marketing). For instance, many sites use a secure third-party vendor to process payments. This vendor would need access to just enough personal information to process a one-time transaction, but contractual and technical protections keep this very secure. So that's why we disclose that possibility for internal purposes!
Dane_e, who can I contact about the Agent (gmail) app for my Samsung TV? It works,but will not allow me to read actually select an email for reading. It shows the headers and a line of text, but that's it, and so it is pretty much useless, if I can't actually read an email, but only get a "hint" as to what it might be about.
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Posted 29 July 2013 - 12:15 AM
I am still not clear on why I NEED telepop.
Posted 29 July 2013 - 08:48 AM