Notice of Violation: Match Transact inc.
File No.: PDR 9174-3256
To: Match Transact Inc. Operating as WOW! Mobile Boutique
5250 Satellite Drive, Unit 2
Mississauga ON L4W 5G5
Issue Date of Notice: 28 February 2023
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 Match Transact Inc. operating as WOW! Mobile Boutique to have committed the following violations contrary to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules (the Rules) made under section 41 of the Act.
On and between 1 June 2021 up to and including 30 April 2022, telemarketing telecommunications were made by and on behalf of Match Transact Inc. operating as WOW! Mobile Boutique, resulting in violations of:
- Part II, section 4 of the Rules, which states that a telemarketer shall not initiate, and a client of a telemarketer shall make all reasonable efforts to ensure that the telemarketer does not initiate, a telemarketing telecommunication to a consumer's telecommunications number that is on the National DNCL, unless express consent has been provided by such consumer to be contacted via a telemarketing telecommunication by that telemarketer or the client of that telemarketer.
- Part II, section 6 of the Rules, which states that a telemarketer shall not initiate a telemarketing telecommunication on its own behalf unless it is a registered subscriber of the National DNCL and has paid all applicable fees to the National DNCL operator.
- Part III, section 2 of the Rules, which states that a telemarketer shall not initiate a telemarketing telecommunication on its own behalf unless it has registered with, and provided information to, the National DNCL operator, and has paid all applicable fees charged by the Complaints Investigator delegate.
- Part III, section 23 of the Rules, which states that, subject to section 24, a telemarketing telecommunication is restricted to the following hours: 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on weekdays (Monday to Friday); and 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on weekends (Saturday and Sunday). The hours refer to those of the consumer receiving the telemarketing telecommunication.
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 must be paid to "The Receiver General for Canada" in accordance with subsection 72.09(3) of the Act.
Director, Telecommunications Enforcement
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