Advertising Standards Authority

A regulator, also called ASA

The ASA is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 however it is included on this site because it carries out an important public functions which include the regulation of television and newspaper advertising. The ASA enforces codes set by BCAP and CAP.

43 requests
An informally resolved decision to which you have kindly explained various aspects of them to me in past communications with you regarding Waverley...
Exact same advertising
Response by Advertising Standards Authority to Mark McNamara on .

Successful.

Dear Mark An ASA ruling will apply to the advertiser who has been subject to an investigation but more generally applies to its competitors/others in...
Estimates in Advertising
Response by Advertising Standards Authority to Mark McNamara on .

Successful.

Dear Mark Further to your queries, an ad claim such as the one you have outlined would be judged on its individual merits and in context. But our adv...
Further Information
Response by Advertising Standards Authority to Mark McNamara on .

Successful.

Dear Mark Thanks for getting in touch. We are not able to provide further information to that which is available on our website or that you have curr...
Disclaimers in advertising
Response by Advertising Standards Authority to Mark McNamara on .

Successful.

Dear Mark Thank you for the additional information. The advertising rules set out clearly that disclaimers/terms or conditions or significant limitat...
Dear Mark Apologies for the delay in replying to you. I have just sent a response to your most recent query - 22/02/18. Kind regards Matt Wilson Ma...
Thank you very much for your reply and your help on this matter. It is very appreciated. Yours sincerely, Mark McNamara
Anglian Windows Ltd
Internal review request sent to Advertising Standards Authority by J Kumar on .

Awaiting internal review.

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews. I am writing to request an internal review of Advertising Standards...
TSA do not know but have advised me to make a complaint to ASA which I have done
Selling by misrepresentation/false advertising
Request to Advertising Standards Authority by tony lowery. Annotated by tony lowery on .

Information not held.

I have been told that they circumvent this by publishing scratch card wins etc. so have not made any further requests
Dear Jaki Thank you for your email. Further to your query, we're responsible for regulating the content of UK ads to ensure that they don't contain a...
Dear Maureen Further to your email, I have reconsidered your request and I escalated it to Director level. They've carefully considered it but are of...
Dear P Seurre Thank you for your e-mail. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as it is not...
Business contingency
Response by Advertising Standards Authority to 黄涛 on .

Long overdue.

Thank you for your email. We will not be providing you with the information you have requested. Kind regards Matt Wilson Matt Wilson Press Officer...
TM44 Air Conditioning Assessment
Response by Advertising Standards Authority to Paul Evans on .

Successful.

Dear Paul The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as it is not a body listed by the Act as be...
Thanks very much for getting back in touch with me on this matter. I do appreictae this! To give you some context for my query, I am writing a blog...
Homoeopathic Products
Response by Advertising Standards Authority to Jonathan Mantle on .

Refused.

Dear Jonathan   Further to my recent reply to your previous request, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is not subject to the Freedom of In...
Dear Stephen   Thank you for your email.   The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as...
Dear Diana As outlined in previous correspondence we will not be conducting an internal review. We have provided all the information we can in respons...
Political advertising on Television
Response by Advertising Standards Authority to Abdul Hai on .

Information not held.

Dear Abdul Thank you for your email. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as it is not a...
Cycle Helmets
Response by Advertising Standards Authority to Matthew Stratford on .

Partially successful.

Dear Matthew Thank you for your email. The ASA is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as it is not a body listed by the Act as being...
T.V. Competitions, how are they monitored?
Response by Advertising Standards Authority to tony lowery on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Lowery, Thank you for your email. TV competitions run during programmes are regulated by Ofcom (http://www.ofcom.org.uk/). I hope this helps....
Credit to the ASA for a prompt and transparent response. Thank you. Yours sincerely, Hannah
Rental fraud through classified ads
Response by Advertising Standards Authority to rachel flynn on .

Partially successful.

Dear Rachel   Thank you for your email.   I'm sorry to hear about the problems you have experienced.   I should mention that the Advertisin...
"Go Home" Campaing
Request to Advertising Standards Authority by Marcin Musial. Annotated by Wayne Pearsall on .

Refused.

Lol. .. Maybe a request to the ho for communications with the asa over the period in question

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