I have good news for those who want to get rid of junk mail. I don’t know about countries other than Belgium but I believe it exists in every country.
As I had reported in my previous blogpost on junk mail, I had written letters to several senders of unsolicited mail. A few have written back to me, apologetically and confirming that I would no longer receive unsolicited mail.
One of them wrote me back telling me where they got my address and that, if I no longer wished to receive unsolicited mail, I could register myself on the Robinson list. I have checked it out online (www.robinsonlist.be). It exists for mail as well as for phone, but the phone link is not working at the moment due to a recent (and positive) change in the law.
Did any of you know about this? I sure didn’t!
I have registered both myself and my husband on the Belgian Robinson list. Companies who buy data for direct marketing purposes will no longer get our address for a period of 3 years, after which I will be contacted to ask if I wish to extend my registration.
I am so pleased with this. I will write this nice helpful lady a big thank you!