Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation

The newly-formed CASL (Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation) went into effect on July 1st, 2014 and has been put into place to protect consumers from receiving certain unwanted commercial electronic messages (CEM; more commonly known as SPAM), which have cluttered all of our inboxes.

Exempt from this legislation are certain electronic messages, such as those containing product updates or upgrades, system maintenance, responses to current customers or to inquiries made within the last six months, or any other relevant information regarding the ongoing use of these services. These messages do not require consent.

The CASL requires recipients’ consent to receiving commercial electronic messages, such as promotional emails. According to the CASL, implied consent is given when the user has purchased a product, service, or made another business deal, contract, or membership with an organization; consent is valid up to 24 months after termination of the existing service or membership. Therefore, when signing up for any HostPapa services you give your consent to receiving these messages from us.

HostPapa will only send you communications that are both within the confines of this law and that which we believe will be of benefit to you as a valued client.

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