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  • Euro Car Parts Ltd t/a Euro Car Parts

    • Upheld
    • E-mail
    • 21 June 2017

    An email for Euro Car Parts included text stating “Our Biggest Ever CHRISTMAS SALE STARTS NOW” and "UP TO 69% OFF USE CODE: XMAS”.

  • HDS Builders

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 21 June 2017

    Two website ads for HDS Builders:

    a. A virtual tour link for a bathroom installation on www.hdsbuilders.co.uk, seen on 21 March 2017, featured an image of a naked woman showering.

    b. A still image from the virtual tour, showing the naked woman, with the option to click on the tour, was seen on th...

  • Official iPhone Unlock Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 21 June 2017

    A website for a mobile phone unlocking service, www.officialiphoneunlock.co.uk, seen on 19 January 2017, featured a number of testimonials on a page headed "Customer Reviews of Official iPhone Unlock", which stated “We don’t write our own reviews, instead we let our customers do the talking. Our services a...

  • British Telecommunications plc t/a BT

    • Upheld in part
    • Internet (on own site), Television, Radio
    • 14 June 2017

    Four ads for the BT Smart Hub, seen in July and August 2016:

    a. A TV ad featured Ryan Reynolds, who stated “Introducing the new BT Smart Hub. With the UK’s most powerful wi-fi signal, it can reach some serious distance”. On-screen text at the beginning of the ad stated “UK’s most powerful Wi-Fi signal versus m...