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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1035 on: May 25, 2018, 08:14:16 AM »
G.D.P.R.

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1036 on: May 25, 2018, 08:17:58 AM »
passwords..
I have a formula to do with the sites name. Well three formulas,
One for non financially involved sites, Like this one,  the simplest formula
One for shopping. slightly more complicated.
One for banking . Complicated but, easy to remember the formula.

 Each of the three  formulas is different from each other, so knowing one won't lead you to the next. There is more to the formulas but there is no way I'd be mentioning that on here!!
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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1037 on: May 25, 2018, 10:12:08 AM »
For banking and other key areas, such as the Government Gateway, pensions, etc, I have very complex passwords, only a few of which I can ever recall without sight of a written copy.
For online shopping I use slightly less complex passwords, and NEVER allow a website to keep payment data for future transactions.
For other websites, such as this one, I use simpler passwords, usually of at least ten characters, that are never duplicated.
I also clear out cookies and website data almost every day.
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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1038 on: May 25, 2018, 10:30:05 AM »
G.D.P.R.

I've received yet another email from yet another company I've dealt with sometime in the last thirty years, telling me about the amendments to their data protection T&C's or whatever. I get lots of these, as I'm sure you all do, and sometimes I'm darned if I can remember if I ever dealt with some of the companies that email me :hmmm:

But the thing is, what do I do with this latest one? :uneasy: 

a. Nothing, and stay listed with them.
b. Nothing and be deleted from their listing.
c. Press on a hyperlink button and stay listed with them.
d. Press on a hyperlink and be deleted from their listing.
e. Press on a hyperlink button to bring up a form that I have to amend or complete to stay listed with them.
f. Press on a hyperlink button to bring up a form that I have to amend or complete to be deleted from their listing.
g. Take pot luck, read only the first line to conform it's about GDPR, then delete the email without further action.

Choices, choices......... ???

Now wouldn't it be nice if they all followed the same process. It would have saved an hour or more of my life over the last few weeks if they had!  :(
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« Reply #1039 on: May 25, 2018, 10:34:24 AM »
just  use http://enigma.louisedade.co.uk/enigma.html to  make your passwords,set the ring ground and plugboard to something you can remember,then type in your chosen password.Luckily blechley park is half missing so  your passwords should be secure

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« Reply #1040 on: May 25, 2018, 11:06:53 AM »
just  use http://enigma.louisedade.co.uk/enigma.html to  make your passwords,set the ring ground and plugboard to something you can remember,then type in your chosen password.Luckily blechley park is half missing so  your passwords should be secure


Well It's Missing a T, I noticed 'cos I used to live there...
An interesting site , but if someone else uses it they can decode your password...

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1041 on: May 25, 2018, 11:23:59 AM »
@daffy
Even though I ceased looking for a job some 9 years ago I still get mails from agencies I've never managed to unsubscribe from. Now they send me a stay/go message I'm using the opportunity to the full :D >:D. As times/circumstances change so do our needs, so newsletters from model shops etc are quite welcome. It may be the situation one has slightly cheaper utilities bills if you have paperless statements so mails from such companies become a necessity. On balance, I only remain with those I've used in the last year. It won't take much to sign up again should the need arise.

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« Reply #1042 on: May 25, 2018, 03:32:08 PM »
I have been away from the world of work for over 12 years. This week I started to getemails with lists of jobs back in my old home town of Ware.  Despite some of the interesting salaries, commuting may be a bit of a problem and interfere with the already slow progress of layout rebuilding.

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1043 on: May 25, 2018, 03:58:16 PM »
just  use http://enigma.louisedade.co.uk/enigma.html to  make your passwords,set the ring ground and plugboard to something you can remember,then type in your chosen password.Luckily blechley park is half missing so  your passwords should be secure


Well It's Missing a T, I noticed 'cos I used to live there...
An interesting site , but if someone else uses it they can decode your password...


I also used to live in Bletchley, I concur that it should have a 'T'.

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1044 on: May 25, 2018, 04:09:20 PM »
just  use http://enigma.louisedade.co.uk/enigma.html to  make your passwords,set the ring ground and plugboard to something you can remember,then type in your chosen password.Luckily blechley park is half missing so  your passwords should be secure


Well It's Missing a T, I noticed 'cos I used to live there...
An interesting site , but if someone else uses it they can decode your password...


I also used to live in Bletchley, I concur that it should have a 'T'.


Of course it should have a 'T'. Otherwise it would just b 'i' ::) :laugh3:

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1045 on: May 25, 2018, 04:13:17 PM »
just  use http://enigma.louisedade.co.uk/enigma.html to  make your passwords,set the ring ground and plugboard to something you can remember,then type in your chosen password.Luckily blechley park is half missing so  your passwords should be secure


Well It's Missing a T, I noticed 'cos I used to live there...
An interesting site , but if someone else uses it they can decode your password...


I also used to live in Bletchley, I concur that it should have a 'T'.


Of course it should have a 'T'. Otherwise it would just b 'i' ::) :laugh3:


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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1046 on: May 27, 2018, 06:59:02 AM »
Well as a number of you know I have been on away with work for some time, but I was rushed home to be with family on emergency compassionate travel landing at Heathrow to be greeted with train tickets to get back north ASAP.

But Virgin trains just shocking!! Worked had booked me on the 1700 service but Virgin wouldn't let me travel on an earlier service unless I paid an extra 45 pounds.
That wouldn't have been an issue if I had my bank cards with me or my phone had any life to get family to pay the extra, but all I had was the clothes on my back a bag and my emergency travel documents, to say unhappy is a polite way off saying totally  :censored: off!!
The attitude shown by the staff at Euston well honestly if you travel through their apart from a few members of staff I just wouldn't bother!

Thankfully the situation at home hasn't got any worse and now I can be with my family it what is a distressing time!

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1047 on: May 27, 2018, 07:14:39 AM »
Sorry to learn that a difficult situation was made worse by 'Jobsworth' attitude.

Hope life gets easier very soon.

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« Reply #1048 on: May 27, 2018, 07:58:56 AM »
@acko22

Comp cell should have called me. I'm on Standby at RS3 all weekend specifically for this type of move.
Glad you got home in time though...hope all is as good as it can be.

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« Reply #1049 on: May 27, 2018, 07:46:51 PM »
That sort of attitude certainly does not help in circumstances like yours. You would think the 'jobsworth' could have made some enquiries of a supervisor or something, if only for the good PR it would generate. Anyway, I hope things work out okay.
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