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shopper in trouble for taking photos in Waitrose

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I think she was posting an Hukd deal... https://www.google.co.uk/amp/www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/working-mum-cornered-waitrose-security-9352947.amp%3F0p19G%3De?client=safari Read More
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6 Likes #1
Sounds like she has previous
"Thank you Waitrose for giving me the most mortifying shopping experience of my life," Zoë begins.

"And that's saying something, considering I once smashed two bottles of beer and a bottle of Pimms after standing them up on the conveyer belt in Aldi." X)
amazing what you can pick up in Sainsbobs
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CThtU6vUEAAnenf.jpg
8 Likes #2
Lol how is this news?

Aah... It's The Mirror.

TL;DR version of the article - woman was told it's against store policy to take photos in Waitrose, she then has moan about it (it was "mortifying" and she was being spoken to as though she was a "naughty child"... apparently) and by the end you are left thinking that this woman just needs to grow up.
6 Likes #3
thewongwing101
Sounds like she has previous
"Thank you Waitrose for giving me the most mortifying shopping experience of my life," Zoë begins.
"And that's saying something, considering I once smashed two bottles of beer and a bottle of Pimms after standing them up on the conveyer belt in Aldi." X)
amazing what you can pick up in Sainsbobshttps://pbs.twimg.com/media/CThtU6vUEAAnenf.jpg
MSK gets around X) Who ate all the snacks ??? ;)
1 Like #4
Obviously not many shoplifters frequenting Waitrose, if the security has time to reprimand someone just for snapping the odd pic of a product and advertising it for them free on FB, They should be thankful really!.
#5
RossD89
Lol how is this news?

Aah... It's The Mirror.

TL;DR version of the article - woman was told it's against store policy to take photos in Waitrose, she then has moan about it (it was "mortifying" and she was being spoken to as though she was a "naughty child"... apparently) and by the end you are left thinking that this woman just needs to grow up.
The mirrors a good paper definitely better than the Sun anyway!
2 Likes #6
So its ok for them to film you but not the otherway round, I dont see them asking customers consent when they walk in the door, over priced dump anyway, been going down hill for years they used to be good in the 90s when they had products others didnt like some exotic fruits and vegetables, duck eggs etc, now they got the same stuff everyone else does and just charge more money for it, I noticed marks and sparks is running a similar strategy.
1 Like #7
thewongwing101
Sounds like she has previous
"Thank you Waitrose for giving me the most mortifying shopping experience of my life," Zoë begins.

"And that's saying something, considering I once smashed two bottles of beer and a bottle of Pimms after standing them up on the conveyer belt in Aldi." X)
amazing what you can pick up in Sainsbobs
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CThtU6vUEAAnenf.jpg


How much is it then? Looks like the reduced aisle
2 Likes #8
Error440
So its ok for them to film you but not the otherway round, I dont see them asking customers consent when they walk in the door,

Yes it is.

I'm sure they will have signs up that say they are recording your image and you are free to shop elsewhere if you don't like it
#9
aau1
Error440
So its ok for them to film you but not the otherway round, I dont see them asking customers consent when they walk in the door,
Yes it is.
I'm sure they will have signs up that say they are recording your image and you are free to shop elsewhere if you don't like it
Iv never been in one of their stores, but I have snapped pics of products on the shelf before to show friends via social media, things they may want and if so I'll get them it, or to post on HUKD's their is nothing wrong with it and it's common these days, maybe the guard is not up to date on tech and social media and needs more training I think!. Just a misunderstanding!.
#10
Big businesses are the new "dictatorship government", their policy is NOW above the democractic law, I quote this typical remark "He told me it was against store policy and I shouldn't be taking photos at all, I was made to feel like a naughty child and not a grown mother of three."
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A government staff has to be accountable to the public and voters, they (businesses) are above all of this as they are private, you can just shove off their premises as they can decalre martial law any time and don't come back unless you surrender unconditionally to their policies and be a good girl and boy.
.
For example, when the Thames embankment was run by the council, they had to seek democractic opinion to do anything, now they are in private hands and they are totally unaccountable to the public e.g. https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2012/jun/11/granary-square-privately-owned-public-space


Edited By: splender on Nov 29, 2016 14:39
1 Like #11
aau1
Error440
So its ok for them to film you but not the otherway round, I dont see them asking customers consent when they walk in the door,
Yes it is.
I'm sure they will have signs up that say they are recording your image and you are free to shop elsewhere if you don't like it


Never seen that in my nearest store (west Ealing) but if the signs are hidden instore they are already filming you without permission, the signs should be clearly visible from outside before you set foot near their cctv.
#12
RossD89
Lol how is this news?
Aah... It's The Mirror.
TL;DR version of the article - woman was told it's against store policy to take photos in Waitrose, she then has moan about it (it was "mortifying" and she was being spoken to as though she was a "naughty child"... apparently) and by the end you are left thinking that this woman just needs to grow up.
This is mega news, far more penetrative than X-ray, read my comment #10. If a shop has nothing to hide, why not?

Edited By: splender on Nov 29, 2016 14:42
1 Like #13
splender
RossD89
Lol how is this news?
Aah... It's The Mirror.
TL;DR version of the article - woman was told it's against store policy to take photos in Waitrose, she then has moan about it (it was "mortifying" and she was being spoken to as though she was a "naughty child"... apparently) and by the end you are left thinking that this woman just needs to grow up.
If a shop has nothing to hide, why not?

Perhaps because some shoppers don't want to appear in some pillock's photos/videos which will ultimately find their way on to social media, when they all they want to do is their weekly shop?

As for your previous post, I think that would be better suited in this thread... http://www.hotukdeals.com/misc/lets-call-them-conspiracy-theorys-2561940

Edited By: RossD89 on Nov 29, 2016 15:07
#14
Error440
aau1
Error440
So its ok for them to film you but not the otherway round, I dont see them asking customers consent when they walk in the door,
Yes it is.
I'm sure they will have signs up that say they are recording your image and you are free to shop elsewhere if you don't like it
Never seen that in my nearest store (west Ealing) but if the signs are hidden instore they are already filming you without permission, the signs should be clearly visible from outside before you set foot near their cctv.

You've probably just not noticed them, they will most likely be there, if not report them to the ICO
3 Likes #15
If I see a good deal, I'll very often take a pic of the item with price showing to post on here. I like to see that in other posts too, it means I don't need to post a receipt . Also seen clueless shoppers ( they are sometimes men) texting pics back to the person at home to make sure they're buying correct item. Can't see the problem with people doing that, for whatever reason.
3 Likes #16
I take pics many times. Staff are used to it. Although, they don't know my secret HUKD username. 8)
4 Likes #17
I often take pictures in shops to send to family members to check if they want me to get them. Have taken pictures in waitrose too.
1 Like #18
I only take photos of things as a reminder to what I saw. Ideas for gifts, a deal I'm sharing to a friend etc.

I've been asked once not to take a photo, as they accused me of marking down deals so I can compete with their store. All their discounted prices can be found on mysupermarket anyways...
#19
I keep seeing people taking pics of garments in primark I am not sure why as those things are not sold elsewhere
2 Likes #20
juggler1
If I see a good deal, I'll very often take a pic of the item with price showing to post on here. I like to see that in other posts too, it means I don't need to post a receipt . Also seen clueless shoppers ( they are sometimes men) texting pics back to the person at home to make sure they're buying correct item. Can't see the problem with people doing that, for whatever reason.


That's my hubby you'll have seen lol. He can't shop without calling or texting pics to make sure it's the right product as he knows I'll get annoyed if he gets the wrong thing. poor guy I feel sorry for him when he's sent into the wilds of asda X)
2 Likes #21
13norfolk
I often take pictures in shops to send to family members to check if they want me to get them. Have taken pictures in waitrose too.


I send pics to teenage daughters of clothes I've seen I think they might like... 99% of times I get .. ' no'
2 Likes #22
Last I was in Watirose a thing popped up on my phone.

Photos of Waitrose are popular on Google Maps, do you want to take a photo?

Bloody glad I didn't now.
2 Likes #23
summerof76
thewongwing101
Sounds like she has previous
"Thank you Waitrose for giving me the most mortifying shopping experience of my life," Zoë begins.
"And that's saying something, considering I once smashed two bottles of beer and a bottle of Pimms after standing them up on the conveyer belt in Aldi." X)
amazing what you can pick up in Sainsbobshttps://pbs.twimg.com/media/CThtU6vUEAAnenf.jpg
MSK gets around X) Who ate all the snacks ??? ;)

Not guilty oO
1 Like #24
I got into trouble for wanting to take a photo of a very fat woman in a bikini/bra top in Tesco once. By my wife not a security guard, though!:D

Never again. :(
2 Likes #25
thewongwing101
Sounds like she has previous
"Thank you Waitrose for giving me the most mortifying shopping experience of my life," Zoë begins.

"And that's saying something, considering I once smashed two bottles of beer and a bottle of Pimms after standing them up on the conveyer belt in Aldi." X)
amazing what you can pick up in Sainsbobs
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CThtU6vUEAAnenf.jpg


Typical BOGOF, only one cat left! :D
1 Like #26
juggler1
13norfolk
I often take pictures in shops to send to family members to check if they want me to get them. Have taken pictures in waitrose too.
I send pics to teenage daughters of clothes I've seen I think they might like... 99% of times I get .. ' no'
I know that feeling very well as I send pictures to my sons and I get the same reply as you X)

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