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So I thought I'd get some thoughts on something that happened to me over the weekend. I got a text from the person who took me around the area on the day of the SS demo ride day a few months ago, he doesn't work for the dealership, however he knows my salesperson. He wanted to know how I was enjoying my bike, a couple of his friends got one and was wondering if I'd like to meet up (another state) and go for a group ride at some point. He said he'd gotten my contact from my salesperson. Now I'm sure nothing malicious was intended, but I feel that it wasn't my salespersons place to be giving out my phone # out to a complete stranger. Any thoughts on this? :|
 

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Perhaps not a biggie but common manners should guide them that they give you the other guys number and if you want to call him then yay. Generally it's wrong to hand out others details. On the plus side it sounds to me it's in your favour to get out there with some like minded people.
Edit: Could be you are the only one with a genius dealer, most of us are p!ssed off with them.
 

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So I thought I'd get some thoughts on something that happened to me over the weekend. I got a text from the person who took me around the area on the day of the SS demo ride day a few months ago, he doesn't work for the dealership, however he knows my salesperson. He wanted to know how I was enjoying my bike, a couple of his friends got one and was wondering if I'd like to meet up (another state) and go for a group ride at some point. He said he'd gotten my contact from my salesperson. Now I'm sure nothing malicious was intended, but I feel that it wasn't my salespersons place to be giving out my phone # out to a complete stranger. Any thoughts on this? :|
If it was me I would be pi**ed, your salesperson should not has given your number to anyone without your permission. In the UK that type of thing is governed by the data protection act.
I personally would not go to meet people I didn't know, it could be genuine but then again. Maybe that is just my suspicious nature.
 

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That's not really business appropriate behavior. Your salesperson should not be giving your personal contact info out to anyone outside the dealership without your prior consent. I'd seriously verify authenticity before you show up to meet some strangers with your nice new expensive motorbike!
Wouldn't be out of line for you to confront the salesperson or manager and let them know you prefer that not be done in the future.
 

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I would be very suspicious of a request like this. I would confirm with the dealer, they are releasing customer data to a third party. If they did not release your contact information, then you or the dealer have some issues.
 

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That's a NO NO!
 

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I'd call the salesperson and have a friendly chat.

Let him know in a truly respectful way that you appreciated his good intentions thinking of you, but to please not do that anymore. And then close by saying, "you understand, right?" ...To confirm everything is cool, and it doesn't escalate to bad feelings.
 

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I'd call the salesperson and have a friendly chat.

Let him know in a truly respectful way that you appreciated his good intentions thinking of you, but to please not do that anymore. And then close by saying, "you understand, right?" ...To confirm everything is cool, and it doesn't escalate to bad feelings.
I called and spoke to the finance manager, I didn't want to speak to my salesperson to avoid any heated exchange. The only person who deserve to have bad feelings is me due to a breache of my privacy. :|
 
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