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    • eyesol8
    • By eyesol8 4th Oct 17, 1:54 PM
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    MSE logo advertised on
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    • 4th Oct 17, 1:54 PM
    MSE logo advertised on 4th Oct 17 at 1:54 PM

    My parents have been looking at the possibility of using an Online Estate Agent to sell their house. In my research I noticed the Money Saving Expert logo on the front page of

    I was very pleased and came quickly to search for whatever recommendation or information exists about them here.

    My search only pulled up a thread where a forum user refers to the website .. which isn't the same as MSE endorsing them.

    So just wanted to check if I've missed something or if they are falsely advertising an association with

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    • zx81
    • By zx81 4th Oct 17, 1:58 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 1:58 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 1:58 PM
    They don't say they're endorsed. They say 'as seen here' and then a bunch of logos.

    Seems ok.
    • BorisThomson
    • By BorisThomson 4th Oct 17, 1:58 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 1:58 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 1:58 PM
    All it says is "As seen here". It does not mention or infer that MSE recommend them.
    • hazyjo
    • By hazyjo 4th Oct 17, 1:59 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 1:59 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 1:59 PM
    MSE/Martin Lewis usually responds quickly to these if you tweet (if you have twitter). No idea myself, sorry...
    2017 wins: Opera tickets; film preview; lipstick; Ideal Home Show tickets + afternoon tea & bottle of Champagne; 2 cases of NKD; notebook; bath rack; books; film Premiere; Broadchurch DVDs; lipbalms; hamper (food/wine/Echo Dot/Jo Malone goodies); Avon lippies; cowhide rug; Windsor luxury break, foundation; Flybe flight
    • eddddy
    • By eddddy 4th Oct 17, 2:25 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 2:25 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 2:25 PM
    It would be OK to say something like 'As mentioned on' (if that's true).

    But, in general, a logo will have copyright protection, and might also be a registered trademark.

    So another website should have permission from the copyright owner (or trademark owner) before displaying a logo on their site.

    Dunno if housenetwork have MSE's permission.
    • 00ec25
    • By 00ec25 4th Oct 17, 2:38 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 2:38 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 2:38 PM
    this forum is neither read nor moderated by paid employees of MSE

    if you have a "concern" that relates to MSE itself, then you need to report it direct to the paid staff,

    probably best to email it direct to them via the contact us info at the very top of the board, or by hitting the "report" button on each post
    Last edited by 00ec25; 04-10-2017 at 2:41 PM.
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