Notice of Violation: Absolute Results Productions Ltd.
Ottawa, 24 February 2020
NOTICE OF VIOLATION
File No. : UTR 9174-2577
To: Absolute Results Productions Ltd.
Suite 104-2677 192 Street
Issue date of Notice : 24 February 2020
Penalty : $50 000
Pursuant to section 72.07 of the Telecommunications Act, S.C. 1993, c. 38(the Act), the undersigned has issued this notice of violation finding Absolute Results Productions Ltd. (Absolute Results) to have committed the following violations contrary to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC’s) Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules (the Rules) made under section 41 of the Act.
On and between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017, telemarketing telecommunications were made by Absolute Results resulting in violations of:
- Part III, section 3 of the Rules, which states that a telemarketer shall not initiate a telemarketing telecommunication on behalf of a client unless that client has registered with, and provided information to, the National DNCL operator, and all applicable fees charged by the Complaints Investigator delegate associated with that client have been paid; and
- Part III, section 5 (b) of the Rules, which states that a telemarketer shall keep the following records related to registration and provision of information to the National DNCL operator for a period of three (3) years from the date the records are created:
- when initiating a telemarketing telecommunication on behalf of clients, proof of registration with the National DNCL operator and proof of payment of fees to the Complaints Investigator delegate for each client.
Pursuant to section 72.01 of the Act, the undersigned has determined that the penalty for the violation identified above is of $50,000.
The penalty of $50,000 must be paid to "The Receiver General for Canada" in accordance with subsection 72.09(3) of the Act.
Directeur - secteur de la conformité et des enquêtes
Director - Compliance and Enforcement Sector
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