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July, 2018 [Decisions]

  1. Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. used the name of another enterprise in keyword advertising in violation of Article 25 of the Fair Trade Act. The FTC imposed an administrative fine of NT$200,000 on the company.
  2. Concern Health Technology Co., Ltd. advertised the product "Dancing Queen body curve massaging machine" as able to "reach deeply to eliminate fat molecules," "shape the body with ease by emitting rotating shockwaves to stimulate circulation, accelerate calorie consumption and facilitate fat burning," "remove fat in the arms by sending rotating shockwaves deep into arm muscles to eliminate fat molecules," "reduce the waistline and tighten the buttocks to push away fat molecules in the waist and buttocks normally hard to reach, make sagging muscles become tight again and remove fat molecules to tighten muscles" and "tighten leg muscles by sending rotating shockwaves deep into leg muscles and remove fat molecules to tighten muscles." The wording was a false and misleading representation with regard to quality of product affecting transaction decisions in violation of Article 21 (1) of the Fair Trade Act. The FTC imposed an administrative fine of NT$50,000 on the company.
  3. PChome online Inc. and Sanyo Electric Taiwan Co. Ltd., when marketing the "Sunlux EF-12STA 12-inch mechanical standing fan with timer" on the PChome Online 24h shopping website, claimed the product had been awarded the "Energy Label". It was a false and misleading representation with regard to quality of product affecting transaction decisions in violation of Article 21 (1) of the Fair Trade Act. The FTC imposed administrative fines of NT$100,000 and NT$50,000 on the two companies, respectively.
  4. Top Motors Co., Ltd posted an advertisement on the 8891 auto transaction website for a used "2012 2.0L tiptronic transmission BMW 3-Series Sedan 328i", claiming that "the seller guarantees all components are original." It was a false and misleading representation with regard to quality of product affecting transaction decisions in violation of Article 21 (1) of the Fair Trade Act. The FTC imposed an administrative fine of NT$100,000 on the company.
  5. Avita Green World Co., Ltd., a multi-level marketing business, violated 1) Article 7 (1) of the Multi-level Marketing Supervision Act by changing its product items and sales system without filing with the FTC in advance, and 2) Subparagraph 3 of Article 14 of the same act by signing with participants contracts which contained participant withdrawal and cooling off period stipulations that were inconsistent with related regulations and disadvantageous to participants and also did not include complete information about the rights and obligations associated with contract cancellation and termination by participants. In addition to ordering the company to immediately cease the 2) unlawful act as well as sign with participants contracts that included statutorily required information within 30 days after receiving the disposition and present the proof to the FTC for reference, the FTC imposed an administrative fine of NT$200,000 on the company.
  6. De Jin (transliteration) Construction Co., Ltd. and Qian Ren (transliteration) Advertising Co., Ltd., when marketing the "Yu Guo Tian Jing (transliteration)" housing project, provided incorrect information in the "Layout for Area A," "Layout for Areas B and D," "Layout for Area C," "Schematic 1F Layout for all areas," "3D Perspective Layout for the exterior," and "brochure for Yu Guo Tian Jing" and posted the advertisement on taichung.housetube.tw. It was a false and misleading representation with regard to content and use of product affecting transaction decisions in violation of Article 21 (1) of the Fair Trade Act. The FTC imposed administrative fines of NT$1.2 million and NT$450,000 on the two companies, respectively.
  7. Total Swiss International, a multi-level marketing business, violated 1) Article 7 (1) of the Multi-level Marketing Supervision Act by changing its product items without filing with the FTC in advance and 2) Subparagraph 1 of Article 14, Article 20 (2), Article 21 (2) and Article 25 (1) of the same act by signing with participants contracts that did not include statutorily required information about the sales system, multi-level marketing regulations and obligations and undertakings for which participants were responsible as well as by failing to process participant withdrawal after contract cancellation or termination and the products they returned, and by not keeping documents associated with the company’s business operations in the main office. In addition to ordering the company to immediately cease the 2) unlawful act and sign with participants joining the company after Apr. 20, 2014 contracts carrying statutorily required information within three months after receiving the disposition and present the proof to the FTC for reference, the FTC imposed an administrative fine of NT$1 million on the company.
  8. Mr. A, Mr. B, Mr. C, Mr. D, Mr. E, Mr. F, Mr. G and Mr. H, eight people who engaged in multi-level marketing, violated Article 6 (1) of the Multi-level Marketing Supervision Act by failing to submit to the FTC documents carrying statutorily required information before starting operation. The FTC imposed an administrative fine of NT$100,000 on each one of them.
  9. Trustful Biotech Co., Ltd., a multi-level marketing business, violated Article 7 (1) of the Multi-level Marketing Supervision Act by changing its sales system and product items without filing with the FTC in advance. The FTC imposed an administrative fine of NT$100,000 on the company.
  10. Shaklee Taiwan Co., Ltd., a multi-level marketing business, violated 1) Article 7 (1) of the Multi-level Marketing Supervision Act by increasing incentive tour activities without filing with the FTC in advance, 2) Article 13 (1) of the same act by not signing contracts with new participants and giving them an original copy to keep, and 3) Article 15 of the same act by not handling participants’ breaches of contract and not adopting effective measures to stop participants from breaching contracts. In addition to ordering the company to rectify 2) and 3) unlawful acts or take necessary corrective measures and present the handling situations and results to the FTC within 14 days after receiving the disposition, the FTC imposed an administrative fine of NT$300,000 on the company.
  11. Dali Construction Co., Ltd., Kun Yi (transliteration) Construction Co., Ltd. and Top Scene Advertising Co., Ltd posted texts and pictures in an advertisement for the "Dali World Bay (translation)" housing project, indicating that there would be "a rooftop gym and an infinity pool one hundred meters above ground with panoramic views of the surrounding landscape." The rooftop machine room was turned into the gym. It was a false and misleading representation with regard to content and use of product affecting transaction decisions in violation of Article 21 (1) of the Fair Trade Act. The FTC imposed administrative fines of NT$400,000, NT$200,000 and NT$200,000 on the three companies, respectively.

《In case of any discrepancy between the English version and the Chinese Version, the latter shall prevail.》

Updated at:2018-10-01 14:37:28
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