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Topic # 106207 19-Jul-2012 14:09 Send private message

So I get a email saying that I'm in the draw for a holiday as I'm a Orcon customer.  Only problem is I have'nt been a Orcon customer for years.

Do i still get to keep the holiday if I win? Smile

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  Reply # 658474 19-Jul-2012 14:29 Send private message

I was also just about to post about this.

I got the email

I've never been an Orcon customer

I've never entered any competitions or given them my email address.


Looks like SPAM

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  Reply # 658475 19-Jul-2012 14:34 Send private message

Even I got it, I left Orcon 1 months back so thought may be they still had my email flagged as a customer!

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  Reply # 658477 19-Jul-2012 14:34 Send private message

Are you sure it's from Orcon, and not a phishing attempt to collect username/passwords?




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  Reply # 658478 19-Jul-2012 14:35 Send private message

Just tweeted @Orcon for a response :) Nice of them to ask old customers to win ;)




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  Reply # 658484 19-Jul-2012 14:45 Send private message

I got the same email. I was an Orcon dialup customer way back in 2004, but haven't been since then.



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  Reply # 658486 19-Jul-2012 14:48 Send private message

freitasm: Are you sure it's from Orcon, and not a phishing attempt to collect username/passwords?


They don't ask for any details from you.

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  Reply # 658490 19-Jul-2012 14:56 Send private message


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  Reply # 658491 19-Jul-2012 14:57 Send private message

wallop:
freitasm: Are you sure it's from Orcon, and not a phishing attempt to collect username/passwords?


They don't ask for any details from you.


it's also on their facebook page.


I'd say it's a messed up mailling list.



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  Reply # 658497 19-Jul-2012 15:05 Send private message

Hi all,
It appears my colleague has made a error, and included some past customers in the mailout.
Apologies if you were one of them and we got your hopes up/ confused you.
It was simple human error I am afraid.
Sorry!




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  Reply # 658498 19-Jul-2012 15:07 Send private message

quentinreade: Hi all,
It appears my colleague has made a error, and included some past customers in the mailout.
Apologies if you were one of them and we got your hopes up/ confused you.
It was simple human error I am afraid.
Sorry!


I haven't been a customer for 8 years.  Why do you even have my email address anymore?

(It's not an orcon email address)

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  Reply # 658504 19-Jul-2012 15:13 Send private message

quentinreade: Hi all,
It appears my colleague has made a error, and included some past customers in the mailout.
Apologies if you were one of them and we got your hopes up/ confused you.
It was simple human error I am afraid.
Sorry!


I've never been a customer can you tell me how I got it?

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  Reply # 658509 19-Jul-2012 15:22 Send private message

I have posed your questions to the team - will come back with an answer...




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  Reply # 658520 19-Jul-2012 15:31 Send private message

Our webmaster account at work even got sent one, I have no idea how that has ended up on your mailing list.

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  Reply # 658548 19-Jul-2012 16:02 Send private message

got it too, but the only thing it was in SPAM folder already, thanks GMAIL :)

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  Reply # 662160 26-Jul-2012 07:46 Send private message

I know this is a week old, but I was in Fiji last week! ;) I'm a customer and never got an email. I wonder if I'm in the draw, I wouldn't mind going back... :)

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