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Facebook has been under heavy fire for the better part of the past year. Last week, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit added to the fray in Patel v Facebook Inc.
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In the digital age, an individual's personal information is often only a few keystrokes away. The prolific use of social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn
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On August 14, 2019, the federal government launched a new cybersecurity certification program aimed at helping
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Businesses often use third party entities to process customer information or transactions and to then relay portions of that information back to the business. Businesses using third parties
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In connection with the agreement, Party City and Canadian Tire have also agreed to a long-term wholesale supply agreement, with an initial term of 10 years.
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#TrudeauMustGo, or so the hashtag said, as it trended on Twitter some weeks ago. Was this a surge in public discontent? A poor omen for the Prime Minister?
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In Zigomanis v. 2156775 Ontario Inc. (D'Angelo Brands), 2018 ONCA 116, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a lower court decision that a professional hockey player's nude selfies
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It is fair to assume that the personal health information provided to medical professionals is kept confidential. Medical professionals and institutions set up policies and procedures to ensure
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Have an appropriate process in place for raising and responding to complaints or concerns (internal or external) regarding the use and collection of personal data.
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La Cour d'appel de l'Alberta précise que le délai de prescription d'une poursuite civile pour atteinte à la vie privée ne commence à courir qu'à l'expiration du délai d'appel de l'ordonnance de l'OIPC
Cassels Brock
Marco Ciarlariello's article "Canada: The Digital Charter and Shifting Framework for Consent-Based Privacy Legislation" has been published by DataGuidance.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Alberta Court of Appeal clarifies that the limitation period for bringing civil actions for privacy breaches doesn't start running until the time to appeal an OIPC order expires
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Over the last few years, Quebec's Access to Information Commission ("AIC") has rendered several decisions on the concept of "municipal archives"
MLT Aikins LLP
This has in turn made privacy rights and freedom of information more important than ever before.
Field LLP
After the Plaintiff was assaulted by her domestic partner while living with him in his parents' home and he published a pornographic video of her on the internet
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Employers can breathe easy once again knowing that common law reasonable notice is still capped at 24 months, absent exceptional circumstances.
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The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) announced a subsequent allocation process for an additional 50 retail store authorizations (RSAs) in Ontario.
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Civil claims related to financial products have been on the rise in Canada in recent years and plaintiffs' counsel are showing surprising creativity in crafting new claims
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There is a continuing trend in both domestic and international contractual disputes for those disputes to be resolved by way of arbitration.
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As part of our quarterly series on current trends across different industries, our second article for 2019 explores cross-practice litigation developments in Canada
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On July 17, 2019, the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) released its long-awaited report, titled Class Actions: Objectives, Experiences and Reforms (Report).
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The Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta illustrated the individualized view Alberta courts take towards the relationship between investors and investment advisors, supervisors and dealer institutions
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Organizations should take preventative steps prior to a breach occurring by having reasonable policies and procedural safeguards in place, and conducting necessary training.
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Organizations subject to the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) are required to report a breach of personal information to the Commissioner.
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