The Department of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs

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Anti-spam enforcement action 2013

The Department's Electronic Messaging Compliance Unit is responsible for enforcing the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007. Below is a list of enforcement actions taken by the team in 2013.

November 2013

One formal warning was issued to New Zealand individuals/organisations relating to breaches of the Act.

Offending entity - Formal Warning

Breach

Electrical Direct Limited

Section 9, Section 11

October 2013

One formal warning was issued to New Zealand individuals/organisations relating to breaches of the Act.

Offending entity - Formal Warning

Breach

Wine2U.com Limited

Section 9, Section 11

September 2013 

During September, seven formal warnings were issued to New Zealand individuals/organisations relating to breaches of the Act.

Offending entity - Formal Warning

Breach

Vesta Electrical Suppliers Limited

Section 11

Boda Media Limited Section 9, Section 11
10/24 Avenue Limited Section 9, Section 11
Blue Cap Cleaning Limited Section 9, Section 11
Encore Cabaret Limited Section 9
Surplus Brokers Limited Section 9
Hot Leads Limited (previously trading as Fax-It Limited)  Section 15

During September two civil infringement notices were issued to New Zealand organisations relating to breaches of the Act.

Offending entity - Civil Infringement Notice

Breach

Jason Maher (Issued August 2013)

Section 9

Klib Technologies Group Ltd (Issued July 2013)

Section 9, Section 11

August 2013

During August, seven formal warnings were issued to New Zealand individuals/organisations relating to breaches of the Act.

Offending entity - Formal Warning

Breach

TechSoup New Zealand

 Section 9

Meetings/Conventions & Incentives New Zealand

Section 9, Section 11

Barbican Training Centre Section 9, Section 11
Print Monkey Limited Section 9
So Music Section 9, Section 11

Hangar 58 Limited

Section 9

Topkapi Turkish & Persian Restaurant

Section 9, Section 11

July 2013

During July, four formal warnings were issued to New Zealand individuals/organisations relating to breaches of the Act.

Offending entity - Formal Warning

Breach

Gopher Limited

 

Section 11

Abeeco

Section 9

 

Site Effect Limited Section 9
Andrew Stewart & Sons Limited Section 9, Section 11

During July, one civil infringement notice was issued to New Zealand organisations relating to breaches of the Act.

Offending entity - Civil Infringement Notice

Breach

D B Interiors Limited

Section 9

June 2013

During June, four formal warnings were issued to New Zealand individuals/organisations relating to breaches of the Act.

Offending entity - Formal Warning

Breach

The New Zealand College of Massage Limited  Section 9, Section 11
Unicrest Group Limited (Shedline) Section 9
The Good Guys Appliance Warehouse (Wairau Park) Limited Section 9
MasTec Limited Section 9

May 2013

During May, two civil infringement notices were issued to New Zealand organisations relating to breaches of the Act.

Offending entity - Civil Infringement Notice

Breach

RealStew Connect Ltd (Issued in September 2012)

Section 9, Section 10, Section 11

Laptec Ltd (Issued January 2013)

Section 9