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This thread is to discuss whether people feel that something is unethical, not to find out what the law*/T&C says.

Any Halachic questions should be posted here.

*According to CountValentine this includes religion, but unfortunately for him, the general consensus is that religion will always be entwined in this thread.

*Hint* It's most likely not ethical.

Author Topic: Is It Ethical?  (Read 249534 times)

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #2430 on: May 21, 2019, 10:38:47 PM »
Ok, so go in and tell them the whole story, if you're sure they don't mind it should be fine
I wasn't suggesting otherwise. He can just ask if he's allowed to return s/t not bought there.

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #2431 on: May 21, 2019, 10:50:44 PM »
I wasn't suggesting otherwise. He can just ask if he's allowed to return s/t not bought there.
Why not say the truth? Here's a script:
Hi, I bought this online and it's not what I really needed. I wanted to return it and they told me I can just keep it. Would it be okay to exchange it for a store credit?

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #2432 on: May 22, 2019, 12:15:15 PM »
Isn't Target.com the same company as Target stores? What is the issue?

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #2433 on: May 22, 2019, 12:23:08 PM »
Isn't Target.com the same company as Target stores? What is the issue?
He already got a refund.
I wonder what people who type "u" instead of "you" do with all their free time.

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #2434 on: May 28, 2019, 09:30:45 AM »
Ordered a bunch of items with rebates from Macy's last November. There were issues where a bunch of the rebates didn't come and I had to call/chat with them repeatedly to get them. In the end, 2 of them either showed up later, or had gotten buried in a pile of old mail, I think...I tried calling them to ask if these were the 2 that had been replaced, but there's no option to talk to someone by calling the # on the card, just to activate it - and it seems to have worked.

Long story short - I'm not sure if these were GCs I was supposed to have gotten, or if they were replaced by Macys.

If they replaced the card as having been lost in the mail, would they have canceled the old card? Is the fact that they now work proof that the cards are really mine, and I can use them?

If I'm not sure, is it ethical to use them?

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #2435 on: May 28, 2019, 02:00:22 PM »
Ordered a bunch of items with rebates from Macy's last November. There were issues where a bunch of the rebates didn't come and I had to call/chat with them repeatedly to get them. In the end, 2 of them either showed up later, or had gotten buried in a pile of old mail, I think...I tried calling them to ask if these were the 2 that had been replaced, but there's no option to talk to someone by calling the # on the card, just to activate it - and it seems to have worked.

Long story short - I'm not sure if these were GCs I was supposed to have gotten, or if they were replaced by Macys.

If they replaced the card as having been lost in the mail, would they have canceled the old card? Is the fact that they now work proof that the cards are really mine, and I can use them?

If I'm not sure, is it ethical to use them?
Macys gains nothing if you don't use them. If they are prepaid cards Macys is already out the money.

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #2436 on: June 19, 2019, 11:04:06 AM »
Can I use citi price rewind on shoes in a different size?

EG: I bought shoes in size 10 for $100 and then I see the same shoe in size 8 for $50
If it's not free shipping it's not worth it.

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #2437 on: June 19, 2019, 12:00:04 PM »
Are you asking "can you" or "is it ethical"?
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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #2438 on: June 19, 2019, 12:04:39 PM »
Can I use citi price rewind on shoes in a different size?

EG: I bought shoes in size 10 for $100 and then I see the same shoe in size 8 for $50
Dunno but once enrolled a pair of shoes with citi price rewind and (the automated system) found them cheaper, in a different size and color, and still credited me.

If you are submitting the lower price, the adjuster might see its a different size and not credit you. But if they don't,  that's their problem....

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #2439 on: June 19, 2019, 12:06:12 PM »
But if they don't,  that's their problem....
...but is it ethical?
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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #2440 on: June 19, 2019, 12:25:43 PM »
...but is it ethical?

https://www.citipricerewind.com/guide

"The lower-priced item must be the same as the one you purchased (including the same manufacturer, model number and color, if applicable)."

So same color but different size would not qualify according to this. I guess that would make it unethical 
If it's not free shipping it's not worth it.

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #2441 on: June 19, 2019, 12:38:09 PM »
Ordered a bunch of items with rebates from Macy's last November. There were issues where a bunch of the rebates didn't come and I had to call/chat with them repeatedly to get them. In the end, 2 of them either showed up later, or had gotten buried in a pile of old mail, I think...I tried calling them to ask if these were the 2 that had been replaced, but there's no option to talk to someone by calling the # on the card, just to activate it - and it seems to have worked.

Long story short - I'm not sure if these were GCs I was supposed to have gotten, or if they were replaced by Macys.

If they replaced the card as having been lost in the mail, would they have canceled the old card? Is the fact that they now work proof that the cards are really mine, and I can use them?

If I'm not sure, is it ethical to use them?

The paranoid person in me would be worried that the 'lost' ones are flagged as stolen, and they might have repercussions if you use them

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #2442 on: June 19, 2019, 12:42:32 PM »
The paranoid person in me would be worried that the 'lost' ones are flagged as stolen, and they might have repercussions if you use them
I wouldn't worry about the repercussions. Ignorant deniability. whoops! I must have mixed up the cards.
But I wouldn't think they'd be flagged as stolen/fraud.  Just a glitch in their system that doesn't automatically deactivate replaced cards.  Then again, these may not be the ones replaced by Macy's.

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #2443 on: June 19, 2019, 02:48:55 PM »
Tried to use it, had $0 balance. I guess the system linked them in the end.

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #2444 on: June 23, 2019, 07:40:19 PM »
If it's not free shipping it's not worth it.