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  • Finarea SA t/a Telediscount

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 11 January 2017

    The home page of www.telediscount.co.uk, an international access number service, featured a box allowing viewers to look up charges per minute to different countries. For calls to Israel, it stated “To landlines 1 pence per minute”.

  • Taywell Ice Creams Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site), Packaging
    • 04 January 2017

    A website for Taywell Ice Creams, www.sweetrebellion.co.uk, seen on 29 March 2016. Text on the home page stated "say NO to ADDED SUGAR!" When the cursor hovered above the text, a pop-up text box appeared which stated, "Refined Sugar Free Ice Cream | Sweet Rebellion". Text under the heading "THE REBEL'S MANIFESTO" fu...

  • Atlas Editions UK Ltd

    • Upheld
    • National press, Direct mail
    • 14 December 2016

    A press ad and a direct mailing for Atlas Editions promoted replica toy vehicles.

    a. The press ad, seen in August 2016, promoted a “Dinky Toys Morris Mini-Traveller” replica car. The ad featured the claim "Yours for only £1.99 + free P&P. Absolutely No Commitment". Text in the body of the ad stated “...

  • Avon Tuning Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 14 December 2016

    A website offering the removal of diesel particulate filters, www.avontuning.co.uk, seen on 17 August 2016, stated "First of all we remove the filter from the exhaust system, unlike other companies we do not fit a simple bypass pipe. This would likely lead to an MOT failure due to the DPF visual inspection, which wa...