However, cold calling for the purpose of selling insurance, rescue services, books and subscriptions for newspapers and magazines is allowed, provided the consumer has not registered with the Robinson list, cf. Cold calling as well as unsolicited mail activity to business (legal persons only) is permitted unless the contact has specifically opted-out.
Since July 2000, it has been illegal to send out unsolicited commercial communication by electronic means, such as email, SMS, MMS, telefax, automatic calling systems etc. However, since July 2003, it has been legal to send out commercial communications by email SMS/MMS (not telfax) without consent provided that: Complaints regarding receiving unsolicited electronic communication can be sent to [email protected] MAIL Robinson Mail is the Danish MPS and is operated by the Det Centrale Personregister (CPR register) For more information, visit: dk Charges: Robinson List, without search facility: 275 kr.
In addition to the two opting-out lists available in Austria (see below), there are several other suppression files: bad payers, undeliverables, movers, deceased, and nixie/mail refusers.
For more information, contact ROBINSON LIST The Austrian Mail Preference Service, MPS (updated monthly or when sending mailings) For more information please visit: Charges: Price per transmission: EUR 80.00 (VAT of 20% excluded) Contact: DMVÖ - Dialog Marketing Verband Österreich Hollandstrasse 20/7 A 1020 Wien Österreich AUSTRIA Tel: 43 (0)5 Fax: 43 (0)5 90 900 285 Web: [email protected] PREFERENCE SERVICE (LEGAL REQUIREMENTS) Operated by Telecoms regulator: Rundfunk und Telekom Regulierungs –Gmb H To access the email preference list, visit: at/ecg For more information, visit: at Consumers contact: Rundfunk und Telekom Regulierungs –Gmb H Mariahilfer Straẞe 77-79 A-1060 Wien AUSTRIA Tel: 43 (0) 1 58058 0 Email: [email protected]: at Companies contact: Rundfunk und Telekom Regulierungs –Gmb H Mariahilfer Straẞe 77-79 A-1060 Wien AUSTRIA Tel: 43 (0) 1 58058 0 Fax: 43 (0) 1 58058 9191 Email: [email protected]: at BELGIUM LISTS AVAILABLE Sending commercial communications in Belgium to a consumer by fax is allowed only if the sender has previously received the consumer’s permission to do so.
70/2003 as amended (Telekommunikationsgesetz 2003 – TKG 2003, BGBI I No. 133/2005) unsolicited fax communication for commercial purposes is not allowed without the prior consent of the subscriber in Austria.
Sending electronic mail including SMS to any recipients (consumers - as defined in Section 1 of the Consumer protection Act, Austrian Federal law Gazette No.
On CD-rom Subscription (1 year), with search facility: 1 500 kr. VAT & p&p fees) Consumers contact: Municipality of residence Companies contact: CPR Register Tel: 45 45 94 03 20 Email: [email protected] LISTS AVAILABLE MAIL PREFERENCE SERVICE The Finnish MPS contains the following data of those registered: name, address, postal code, city and date of registration.