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You need to be careful about how you publish your email address. If it is conspicuous it may be legal to send you an unsolicited email, some guidance is available here:


Inferred consent and conspicuous publications
Under the Spam Act, you can only infer consent through conspicuous publication if:

  • the electronic address is published ‘conspicuously’—that is, it is accessible to the public, or a section of the public (for example, it appears on a website or in a telephone directory or brochure)
  • the address is not accompanied by a statement that commercial messages are not wanted
  • the subject matter of your message is directly related to the principal role or function of the recipient (electronic account-holder).

If you haven’t seen ti before it is a good idea to read this “Understanding Consent” document: