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If we have existing contacts from the business's real-world interactions, but they've not opted-in..

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TimH394
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...to receive our constant contact emails - Do we just individually email them? Or are we allowed to use constant contact. I am aware you can't email bought email lists, but if people are already in communications with us before we start using the service - will we be flagged as spam? If we risk that - what is the most effective approach to getting them to opt-in?

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William_A
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Hello @TimH394 ,

 

Please refer to our email permissions policy. If you have permission from a contact for the purpose of sending marketing emails, then you'd be in the clear. If not, you're far more likely to get spam reported or large numbers of unsubscribes - which in turn can hurt sending reputations for you and us, result in account reviews, or outright result in your account being shutdown if the issue is serious enough.

 

If you're not sure, then it's safest to not consider them contacts that have given you permission. The next step would be confirming them, either by:

 

See also:

Enabling Confirm Opt-In

Review and Compliance FAQ


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William A
Community & Social Media Support

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William_A
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Hello @TimH394 ,

 

Please refer to our email permissions policy. If you have permission from a contact for the purpose of sending marketing emails, then you'd be in the clear. If not, you're far more likely to get spam reported or large numbers of unsubscribes - which in turn can hurt sending reputations for you and us, result in account reviews, or outright result in your account being shutdown if the issue is serious enough.

 

If you're not sure, then it's safest to not consider them contacts that have given you permission. The next step would be confirming them, either by:

 

See also:

Enabling Confirm Opt-In

Review and Compliance FAQ


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William A
Community & Social Media Support
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