Tuesday May 15, 2018

CASL Settlement

Messages Sent without Compliant Unsubscribe Mechanism from Ancestry

The undertaking does not require Ancestry to pay any monetary penalty.

In January 2018, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission accepted an undertaking by Ancestry Ireland Unlimited Company, operator of the Ancestry online genealogy service, to settle alleged violations of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (commonly known as “CASL”) regarding the sending of promotional emails without a unsubscribe mechanism that allowed email recipients to unsubscribe from all promotional emails from Ancestry.

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