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Canadian Anti-Spam Act

CUSOURCE / 2. eLearning Course Catalogue / 2.2 Compliance-Risk Management

Course Code

EMP-LVF-CASA181-ELR

Fee

$30.00

Status

Open

Location

ONLINE

Who Should Attend

Employees

Description

Today it's common practice for companies to use electronic media like e-mails and SMSs for marketing and promotions. Unfortunately, this can have negative consequences for the public, including being flooded with potentially large volumes of unsolicited messages - or spam - and having software installed on their computers without their knowledge or permission.

On July 1, 2014, new legislation designed to protect citizens from spam came into effect in Canada. Noncompliance with the law could carry a substantial penalty. If you're found guilty of sending spam, you may be fined up to $1 million as an individual or $10 million as a business, per violation. Directors and officers can also be personally liable.

Canada's anti-spam legislation is also known as CASL.

CASL regulates the use of commercial electronic messages, or CEMs. It's primarily enforced by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission – or CRTC for short.

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