People are not aware of how to avoid cold callers or unwanted text messages officially so they are falling for one man’s business “Truecall” which owns “Truecall38″…
Please, use the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) instead? It’s OFFICIAL & FREE.
The Telephone Preference Service (TPS) is a free service. It is the official central opt out register on which you can record your preference not to receive unsolicited sales or marketing calls. It is a legal requirement that all organisations (including charities, voluntary organisations and political parties) do not make such calls to numbers registered on the TPS unless they have your consent to do so.
The original legislation was introduced in May 1999. It has subsequently been updated and now the relevant legislation is the Privacy and Electronic (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
They stand to gain nothing in return.
One can also report spam / junk text messages to… https://ico.org.uk/concerns/marketing/spam-texts-and-nuisance-calls/
Rant over 🙂
~ SJ (Sara Jae)