HomeDepot and private information

As a follow-up, HomeDepot is yet another company that plays fast and lose with your privacy.  Check the email out below.

Now in this same email, the Subject says “DO NOT REPLY.”  In the text HomeDepot says “This is an unmonitored mailbox; please do not reply directly to this e-mail.”  Then a few sentences further, it says “if this message has been sent to you in error, please immediately alert the sender by reply e-mail.”  The do include a link to their privacy policy (http://www.homedepot.com/privacy).  Fortunately OUR terms of service that apply to email sent to us, is that we may quote it here. Otherwise, emailing us is strictly forbidden.

HomeDepot should be including a link to report problems that are either fraud or honest errors.  Likewise, HomeDepot should take the time to proofread their emails in order to ensure that they make sense.

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Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 9:54 AM
subject DO NOT REPLY: The Home Depot Home Services Appointment Details [47638xx]
Dear: Paul Jxxxxxx,
Thank you for submitting your information with The Home Depot’s Installation Services:

Home Insulation

Our representatives will contact you within 24 to 48 hours.

This is an unmonitored mailbox; please do not reply directly to this e-mail.

If you are not the intended recipient of this message, or if this message has been sent to you in error, please immediately alert the sender by reply e-mail and then delete this message, including any attachments.

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