Use My Data, But Don't Abuse It [The Customer Code Series]


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Companies that use data effectively have made my life so much easier.

I used to call a cab and explain my location, now Lyft just detects where I am and lets my driver know.

I used to manually program my phone so it could tell me who was calling, now my phone looks at my email contacts and just tells me (or makes a pretty good guess).

I can’t imagine running my business without data, and today I take an abundance of dashboards and charts for granted.

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I want companies to use my data, when they do the end result is that my life becomes a little easier, a little more convenient, I’m able to get more done in a day.

But I don’t want companies to abuse my data.

Spammy emails. Sloppy data storage. Eerily targeted ads. Data that is collected without my permission. That’s data abuse.

The fourth tenet of The Customer Code is: Use my data, but don’t abuse it. I give HubSpot a 9 out of 10 on this. This is one of our highest scores, and there are three reasons for this:

1) We are sticklers about doing the right thing when it comes

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