: Get ready: CASL's consent grace period ends July 1, 2017

May 19, 2017

Canada's Anti-Spam Law ("CASL") is a federal law in force since July 1, 2014, aimed at eliminating unsolicited and malicious electronic communications and requires organizations to comply with specific consent, disclosure and unsubscribe requirements when sending out electronic communications. On July 1, 2017, the three year grace period for certain types of consent under CASL will end and the provisions creating a private right of action for violations of CASL will come into force.

This guide provides basic information on CASL to help understand how it impacts electronic communication practices and assist organizations in developing appropriate compliance strategies.

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