Anti-spam enforcement action 2018

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 2018.

August 2018

Five New Zealand companies were issued with a Formal Warning for breaches of the Act.

Offending Entity – Formal Warning

Breach

Hello Dental

Breach of section 9

International Paintball Group

Breaches of sections 9 & 11

New Zealand Business Leaders Collective

Breach of section 9

E-Ideas Limited

Breach of section 9 & 15

Deals for Biz Limited (T/A Kompass International NZ)

Breach of section 9

June 2018

Five New Zealand companies were issued with Formal Warnings and one New Zealand company was issued with an Enforceable Undertaking for breaches of the Act.

Offending Entity – Enforceable Undertaking

Breach

PB Technologies Limited

Breach of sections 9

Offending Entity – Formal Warning

Breach

Propitious Holding Limited

Breach of section 11

Watson Digital Limited

Breaches of sections 9 & 11

Aventedge Pty Limited

Breach of section 9

Liquid Learning Group Pty Limited

Breach of section 9

Spider Tracks Limited

Breach of section 9

May 2018

One New Zealand company was issued with a Formal Warning for breaches of the Act.

Offending entity - Formal Warning

Breach

Central Auto Parts & Equipment Limited

Breaches of sections 9 & 11

April 2018

One New Zealand company was issued with a Formal Warning for breaches of the Act.

Offending entity - Formal Warning

Breach

E-Trans Group Limited

Breaches of section 9