Is calling someone before 9am illegal?
The TSR prohibits deceptive and abusive telemarketing acts and practices.
Telemarketers can’t call you before 8 a.m.
or after 9 p.m.
Telemarketers must promptly tell you the identity of the seller or charitable organization and that the call is a sales call or a charitable solicitation.
Is Friday a good day to cold call?
The absolute best times to cold call are between the hours of 8-9am and 4-5pm, with the lunchtime period of 1-2pm being the absolute worst. The research also says that the very best day to cold call is Thursday, and the very worst day is Friday, go figure why on that.
What time can you cold call?
Cold callers may only call you at home between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. These time restrictions do not apply if you are already a customer of the firm or you’ve given the firm permission to call you at other times. Cold callers may call you at work at any time. Cold callers must say who’s calling and why.
Can telemarketers call on Saturday?
Telemarketers and researchers are not able to call during the times below, unless you’ve received express consent to call at that time. Telemarketing calls may only be made on: weekdays between 9 am and 8 pm. Saturdays between 9 am and 5 pm.