BAD SUBSCRIPTION AGENTS

It has come to our attention that our subscribers are receiving marketing promotions including phone calls from individuals/companies regarding their subscriptions with New Track Media/Creative Crafts Group. These companies are sending renewal notifications (often 3-year renewals), subscription offers, and invoices and are very aggressive in asking for bank account numbers or credit card numbers.

We do not share our mailing list with these companies, nor do we ever intentionally fill orders from them or authorize them to sell New Track Media/Creative Crafts Group subscriptions in any way. We have no relationship with these companies and cannot guarantee subscriptions purchased from these companies will be sent to New Track Media/Creative Crafts Group. This is a problem throughout the magazine industry that negatively affects valued subscribers as well as both large and small publishers, as outlined in this article on MSNBC: http://redtape.msnbc.com/2006/01/beware_magazine.html.

Below please find a list of companies that are NOT authorized to sell subscriptions for or represent New Track Media/Creative Crafts Group in any way:
Associated Publishers Subscription Services
Business Subscriber Services
Choice Magazine, Inc.
Circulation Billing Services
Discount Readers Club
First Premier Subscribers
First Premier Subscriber Services
Global Data Services
Global Publication Service
Increase Publications
I-Books
Magazine Billing Services
Magazine Discounters
Magazine Offer Agency
Magazine Payment Services
Magazine Processing Center
National Magazine Services, Inc.
Periodical Billing Services
Platinum Publishing Services, Lakeshore Publishing
Premier Subscriber Services
Publisher Discount Service
Publishers Billing Agency, Inc.
Publishers Billing Center
Publishers Billing Exchange, Inc.
Publishers Billing Services
Publishers Distribution Service
Publishers Payment Services
Publishers Periodical Service
Publishers Services Exchange
Rapid Magazine Collection
Readers Billing Services, Inc.
Readers Payment Service
Renewal Billing Associates
Renewal Billing Services
Rocky Mountain Readers Service
Subscription Billing, LLC
Subscription Renewal Service
Subscriptions Direct!
Taylor-Geoffrey, Inc
United Magazine Services Inc.


To protect yourself against identity theft, do not disclose any bank account information or credit card information to these companies.

Please note that we do use some legitimate subscription services to sell our publications. However, these agencies will not ask for bank account or credit card information over the telephone. For more secure ordering, we encourage you to renew your subscription through our mailed renewal notices or online. Our mailed renewal notices always display the magazine logo and ask that payments be sent to our customer service center in Palm Coast, Florida.



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