During the COVID-19 pandemic, organisations need to balance the need to respect privacy of individuals, whilst keeping sites safe.
OICQ encourage Queenslanders to be more vigilant about privacy rights & responsibilities.
Data collection and use is important for a range of public and private sector entities and must be managed appropriately.
Businesses must remember the privacy principle of using personal information for the purposes for which it was collected.
Organisations must take reasonable steps to destroy or de-identify personal information when it is no longer required.
Recent developments signal a tougher approach to privacy protection, although privacy class actions are more restricted.
As businesses prepare to return to on-site operations, welcoming customers, employees and suppliers back to their worksites, we can expect some public health measures will remain in place
Smart & Biggar
The first decision considering the scope and meaning of the provisions in the Patent Act relating to Certificates of Supplementary Protection (CSPs) has now been released.
Miller Thomson LLP
On May 19, 2020, the Competition Bureau registered a consent agreement with Facebook Inc. after investigating Facebook's privacy claims in respect of its platform and Messenger service.
Bennett Jones LLP
Facebook has agreed to pay a fine of $9 million under the federal Competition Act stemming from the Cambridge Analytica matter and to reimburse the cost of the inquiry of $500,000.
It goes without saying that organizations' use of videoconferencing is at an all-time high as many businesses have converted to remote work.
Clark Wilson LLP
Zoom. Slack. Hangouts. If you hadn't heard about these remote productivity tools and others on the market before, you most certainly have by now.
Han Kun Law Offices
The 2020 Revision adopts a function-based approach to regulate excessive personal information collection and implements the minimization principle.
On May 4, 2020, the European Data Protection Board (the "EDPB") adopted the "Guidelines 05/2020 on consent under Regulation 2016/679" (the "EDPB Guidelines").
Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 30, 2020, the French data protection authority, the CNIL, published a guidance surrounding considerations behind what it calls "commercial prospecting," meaning scraping publicly ...
In this blog post, we look at the recent criticism of Zoom, the video conferencing application that has grown extremely popular during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.
King, Stubb & Kasiva
"The times, they are changing" are words that were famously written and sung by Bob Dylan a little less than six decades ago, but these words are truly coming to life now in the wake of the current circumstances.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
They are likely to play a key part in us leaving lockdown, but contract tracing apps will need to be introduced - and managed - with privacy at their core
Ronan Daly Jermyn
We will be required to co-exist with COVID-19 for the foreseeable future. Sustaining the current lockdown presents significant challenges for society and government from an economic and social
Yigal Arnon & Co
The Privacy Protection Authority (the "PPA") has published a guideline (the "Guideline") regarding privacy protection of the data of visitors which is collected upon their entering the premises...