Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) rulings are published every Wednesday and set out on the public record how, following investigation, the advertising rules apply and where the ASA draw the line in judging whether an ad has broken the rules.
This week’s rulings have been published, and the following advertisers have been formally investigated.
Rulings for 26 May 2021
A website ad for a delayed payment service was banned for misleadingly claiming that the credit checks they performed would not affect consumers’ credit scores.
A poster for a cryptocurrency exchange service was banned for failing to illustrate the risks of investing in Bitcoin and for taking advantage of consumers’ lack of experience by implying that investing in it was straightforward.
Previous rulings: 19 May 2021
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