Important news about Your privacy

From time to time The University of Toronto MasterCard program will call U of T Alumni to keep them informed of the new offers available.

The University of Toronto and its Affinity Partners respect your privacy. We respect your right to control the marketing information you receive from our organization. With regard to telemarketing calls, which are defined as those made with the express purpose of selling a product or service, there are several ways to accomplish this.

  • National Do Not Call List -- This service will come into operation on Sept. 30, 2008. The list will remove your name for a period of three years from the telemarketing lists of all organizations that place calls to Canadian consumers, with the exception of those phone calls that qualify as an exemption (see below).
    The National Do Not Call List applies to telemarketing only – that is to unsolicited calls that sell or promote a product or service, or calls that solicit money or donations in lieu of money. Certain telemarketing and other calls are exempt from the list, including:

    • Telemarketing calls from a company with whom you have an existing business relationship.
    • Telemarketing calls from charities registered under Section 248 of the Income Tax Act.
    • Telemarketing calls from political parties calling on behalf of a candidate running for nomination or as part of an official campaign for said candidate.
    • Telemarketing calls to solicit subscriptions for a newspaper of general circulation.
    • Telemarketing calls made to a business consumer.
    • Calls from market research firms that are conducting public opinion polls.

As of Sept. 30, 2008, consumers can register their home phone, cellular or fax number(s) on the National DNCL. You can sign up online at or by calling the toll-free numbers 1-866-580-DNCL (1-866-580-3625) or 1-888-DNCL-TTY (1-888-362-5889).