Oregon Statutes - Chapter 646A - Trade Regulation - Section 646A.095 - Disclosure required when purchaser of product offered technical support through information delivery system.

(1) Whenever the purchaser of a product sold at retail is offered ongoing technical support or service relating to the operation or use of the product, and the support or service is offered exclusively or in part through an information delivery system, the product or package of the product shall contain, in clear view to the purchaser before the product is opened, a statement disclosing that the technical support or service is provided through an information delivery system and listing the cost per minute of the support or service. The manufacturer of the product is responsible for providing the statement required under this subsection.

(2) As used in this section:

(a) “Information delivery system” means any telephone-recorded messages, interactive program or other information services that are provided on a pay-per-call basis through an exclusive telephone number prefix or service access code; and

(b) “Manufacturer” means a person who manufactures a product described in subsection (1) of this section. When the product is distributed or sold under a name other than that of the actual manufacturer of the product, the term “manufacturer” includes any person under whose name the product is distributed or sold. [Formerly 646.871]

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