I got most of the way through ordering a RoadID but then changed my mind and bailed out. The next day an email from them arrived, saying I didn't complete my order and could they help. But I don't recall giving them my email address because I didn't get to paying. I don't give out that particular address unless I mean to.
I wrote back asking how they had obtained my address. I've not had a reply.
Apparently RoadID are a reputable company. And maybe the email from them was automated and from a don't-reply account.
If there's anyone on the forum who understands how the back end of a website works - is it possible to harvest my email without me giving it? Or must I have given it but forgotten?
I'm not alleging anything sinister or improper, just curious more than anything else.
You give RoadID your email address before you get to the payment screen.
You give RoadId your email early on... But I've been using them for years and never had any issues
Visit the official Runner's World page
Follow Runner's World on Twitter
Other Natmag-Rodale Sites
Run For Charity
About Runner's World
Runner's World is a publication of Hearst Magazines UK which is the trading name of The National Magazine Company Ltd, 72 Broadwick Street, London, W1F 9EP. Registered in England 112955. All rights reserved.
Website powered by: Immediate Media Company Ltd. | © Runner's World 2002-2014 |