Thursday, June 09, 2005
Netflix NOT affiliated with GreenZap
I saw a Netflix logo on the GreenZap Web site. I've seen other sites claiming that Greenzap is a scam. Greenzap claims to have a relationship with different online retailers, including Netflix, so I called Netflix Public Relations to verify if this is so. The official statement from Netflix spokesperson Steve Swasey, Director of Corporate Communications for Netflix, is that "Netflix does not have a relationship or affiliation with Greenzap. They do not have permission from us to use the Netflix logo, and we have asked them to remove it."
If you go to the Greenzap site today, you may have a little trouble with it. When I tried to look at the Google cache of the site, it redirected me to the Google home page.
All customer interactions are conducted directly with Netflix through the official Netflix Website. Do not go through any other vendors. Netflix takes customer relationships and information confidentiality very seriously.
I hate giving press to stuff like Greenzap, but I want you to be cautioned about it, and not get fooled into giving those people your money.