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48-603G.  Cancellation of subscriptions. (1) For purposes of this section, unless the context otherwise requires:
(a)  "Automatic subscription renewal" means an agreement entered into via the internet to provide goods or services to an Idaho consumer for a specified time and price that is automatically renewed at the end of a definite term for a subsequent term unless the consumer cancels the agreement.
(b)  "Extended automatic subscription renewal" means an automatic subscription renewal entered into via the internet with a specified subscription term in which the subscription automatically renews for a specified term of twelve (12) months or more unless the consumer cancels the subscription.
(c)  "Seller" means a person who sells, leases, or offers to sell or lease automatic subscription renewals or extended automatic subscription renewals but does not include an entity providing only a host platform on a website.
(2)  A seller may not make an automatic subscription renewal offer to a consumer in this state unless the seller clearly and conspicuously discloses:
(a)  The automatic subscription renewal terms; and
(b)  The methods that the consumer may use to cancel the subscription.
(3)  The seller shall provide methods of automatic subscription renewal cancellation that include free online cancellation of the subscription and cancellation in the same manner that the consumer used to subscribe. If a phone number is provided for the purposes of cancellation of the subscription, the number must be toll-free and must be prominently displayed in the disclosure.
(4)  A seller shall not make an extended automatic subscription renewal offer to a consumer in this state unless the seller notifies the consumer of the automatic renewal. Notice must be provided to the consumer at least thirty (30) days and no more than sixty (60) days in advance of the date of the delivery or provision of goods or services. The seller must provide for the same methods of cancellation as provided for in subsection (3) of this section. The notice must clearly and conspicuously:
(a)  Describe the goods or services to be delivered;
(b)  State the price;
(c)  Inform the consumer that the goods or services will be provided unless the consumer informs the seller that the goods or services are not wanted; and
(d)  Provide the consumer with at least two (2) methods of cancellation, including at least one (1) that shall be provided at no cost to the consumer.
(5)  A violation of this section shall constitute a violation of the Idaho consumer protection act.
(6)  This section applies only to an agreement entered into or renewed on and after January 1, 2023, under which a seller makes an automatic subscription renewal or extended automatic subscription renewal offer to a consumer in this state.

[48-603G, added 2022, ch. 193, sec. 1, p. 634.]

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