Canada's anti-spam legislation
If you use electronic channels to promote or market your business or non-profit-organization, Canada's anti-spam law (CASL) may affect you.
Enforcement of CASL is a shared responsibility. It is important for you, as a business owner, to familiarize yourself with your obligations and explore information on the legislation from each of the responsible government departments.
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is responsible for investigating the sending of unsolicited commercial electronic messages, the alteration of transmission data and the installation of software without consent.
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The Competition Bureau addresses false or misleading representations and deceptive marketing practices in the electronic marketplace.
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The Office of the Privacy Commissioner focuses on two types of violations: electronic address harvesting and the collection of personal information through illicit access to other people's computer systems.
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