Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) – Effective July 1, 2014 (français)
CASL is new legislation that takes effect July 1, 2014 and establishes rules for the sending of commercial electronic messages (CEMs) to your clients. The new rules will impact the way you conduct business in your practice.
The law addresses the following:
- The sending of commercial electronic messages without express or implied consent;
- The installation of computer programs on another person's computer system without express consent;
- False or misleading electronic representations used to promote products, services or business interests; and
- The unauthorized collection of electronic addresses and the collection of personal information by accessing a computer system in contravention of an Act of Parliament.