Trade Regulation

ORS 646A.808
Obtaining personal information by false representation via electronic media


As used in this section, “personal information” has the meaning given that term in ORS 646A.602 (Definitions for ORS 646A.600 to 646A.628).


(a) A person may not use a website, electronic mail message, text message or other electronic means to solicit, request or otherwise induce another person to provide personal information by representing to the other person directly, indirectly or by implication that the person is a third person, without the third person’s knowledge, authorization and consent.


Paragraph (a) of this subsection does not apply to:


A law enforcement officer or law enforcement agency that is engaged in performing the officer’s or agency’s official duties; or


An individual who is authorized by law to conduct a lawful investigation, while the individual is conducting the lawful investigation.


Violation of subsection (2) of this section is an unlawful trade practice under ORS 646.607 (Unlawful business, trade practices) that is subject to enforcement under ORS 646.632 (Enjoining unlawful trade practices). [2015 c.128 §1]
§§ 646A.600 to 646A.628

Law Review Citations

52 WLR 451 (2016)

§§ 646A.400 to 646A.418

(formerly 646.315 to 646.375)

Notes of Decisions

Where purchaser fails to provide notice of condition requiring repair, presumption does not arise that repair time exceeding 30 business days demonstrates inability of manufacturer to conform vehicle. Pavel v. Winnebago Industries, Inc., 127 Or App 16, 870 P2d 856 (1994)

Repair time exceeding 30 business days as evidence of inability to conform vehicle applies only to presently existing defect. Pavel v. Winnebago Industries, Inc., 127 Or App 16, 870 P2d 856 (1994)

Law Review Citations

19 WLR 329 (1983)


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Jun. 26, 2021