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    • Hello all,  During the pandemic, we all have a duty to help one another, but i feel that the current Price gouging policy of all the main public sellers such as ebay and amazon to name the biggest are actually keeping the ppe prices artificially high. and i tell you why. pressure from bodies such as which and the trading standards in the early days to cut the price gouging listings on these platforms, has back fired!! This has now lead to a select club! being the Approved traders, as  the only listings allowed to list certain ppe items, this has created a club that with ebays trending structure is keeping the prices high, i have been at logger heads with ebay about this, they are using this policy to rip off the public, after all they take a percentage commission on every item sold. If i try to list an item of ppe much lower that the approved traders club, my listing is rejected, and the reason given is price gouging!!!, what a joke as my listing is half the price of the approved traders and ebay know this. they are worried that this will get out, as the conversations with the concierge service they tell me they are constantly revieving their policy!!!. Which needs to put pressure on these companys to change the policy to create a fairer result for the public.      
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Just want to say thank you for this website. I sent off my DPA on the 26th April and received only statements through from my bank. I'm owed £2515 (not including interest, etc.) by them over the last six years.

 

They didn't cash my cheque, but interestingly enough only sent me copies of my statements for the last 6 years. I used the letter of this website but they didn't even mention manual intervention. Should I get in contact to get this further information or should I be happy with what I've got?

 

On one hand they didn't do the DPA I asked for and this could be used against them in a court of law. On the other hand I didn't need to spend £10 and I have copies showing me that I'm owed a tidy sum of money by one of the 4 banks I'm currently taking action from.

 

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Barclays (DPA sent 26/04/06) owed £2515

Egg (DPA sent 26/04/06) - Awaiting Response

MBNA (DPA sent 26/04/06) - Owed £1102

Cahoot (DPA sent 26/04/06) - Owed £1160

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Hi - Welcome to the forums

 

The fact that they have not mentioned manual intervention in their 'response' can be taken to mean that they do not hold such information, so that's effectively the end of that one!

 

If they choose to show you the charges by way of statements, then you can also accept that as their response to the DPA.

 

You're doing fine, just stick to your timetable now and don't be put off by the "we will look into your complaint" type of responses.

 

Keep us posted on yor case...

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Barclays (DPA sent 26/04/06) owed £2515

Egg (DPA sent 26/04/06) - Awaiting Response

MBNA (DPA sent 26/04/06) - Owed £1102

Cahoot (DPA sent 26/04/06) - Owed £1160

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