Undertakings 2016 – Compliance and Enforcement of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

CRTC staff has issued an undertaking to the following persons with regard to the application of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation.

Date Person subject to the Undertaking Description
September 1, 2016 Kellogg Canada Inc. Kellogg Canada Inc. has voluntarily paid a monetary payment of $60,000 as part of an undertaking concerning an alleged violation of paragraph 6(1)(a) of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation. The Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer’s investigation alleged commercial electronic messages were sent by Kellogg and/or its third party service providers during the period of 1 October 2014 to 16 December 2014 to recipients without consent. In addition to making a monetary payment, Kellogg Canada Inc. agreed to update and implement various components of their compliance program.
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