I'm getting to be a real humbug about this now,
as ive had a few reasons to raise an eye brow or two recently.
And my point is that company's are asking for information
they do not need, and i suspect we as consumers are passing
over data that we dont have to.
By this i mean, why should i give information about other
people in my house? Who pays what bill is that persons business
and no one elses.
Recently as i'm changing my provider i'm switching back to BT Telephone.
Why do they want my date of birth for a basic enquiry about costs?
I'm told its for a credit check?
So why ask for it if its only information about the service
I got a nice letter from them saying I may need to buy a TV licence. And if it wasnt correct then i needed to call them.
So i'm peed because i have to phone them as they think a
motherboard, a sound card, a graphics card and a Procesor
is capable of recieving a broadcast. This was due to a purchase
But anyway upon calling the TV Licence offices they asked
who was the Licence holder.
I said it wasnt me.
They said what name was it under,
i said it wasnt my name.
They asked if i could give the name of the licence holder.
I then informed them if they done a search on this address
they could find it out from there system.
My point being that we could all be giving information
over the phone just on a request. Ask why its required.
Even refuse if its not in your name.
In my opion there is far too much information given out
by us as consumers with out even questioning it.
Dont forget the information you give could be lost in the post.
End of Rant but i'm getting really peed off with it all.