Mondaq Canada: Privacy
McLennan Ross LLP
In Gowrishankar v JK, two physicians and Alberta Health Services ("AHS") (collectively referred to as the "Applicants") sought judicial review of an adjudicative order of the Office ...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada clearly came down on the side of favouring freedom of the press and expression over the importance of protecting the privacy rights of victims of crime.
Torkin Manes LLP
The OPC estimated that the breach affected more than 316,000 Canadian children and more than 237,000 Canadian adults.
Pallett Valo LLP
Uber. Equifax. Yahoo. Hardly a month went by in 2017 without news of yet another major privacy breach at a multi-national corporation. Sensitive personal information of an estimated one billion-plus customers landed in the hands of hackers, subjecting those customers to potentially serious consequences, including identity theft.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Recently, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) released an important draft Position on Online Reputation (paper).
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In one of the most significant and controversial interpretations of Canada's private sector privacy law since its inception, the federal Privacy Commissioner has suggested, to the surprise of many, that the existing...
Bennett Jones LLP
The OPC primarily based their conclusion on an interpretation of two sections of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Draft Position report proposes solutions to stakeholder comments and concerns regarding online reputation.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Canada's highest court, the SCC, recently decided in R. v. Marakah, 2017 SCC 59, that Canadians have a reasonable expectation of privacy in the text messages they send, even after they have been received by the recipient.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
La Loi canadienne anti-pourriel (la « LCAP ») prévoyait une revue de ses dispositions et de son fonctionnement trois ans après son entrée en vigueur en juillet 2014.
Torkin Manes LLP
Affected U.S. businesses should review their current practices and consider establishing the safeguards set forth in the proposed regulations to avoid monetary penalties.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
As technology becomes more inexpensive, accessible and ubiquitous, we are seeing an increase in employers' use of surveillance tools
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
William Shatner made headlines in November when he took to Twitter to express his displeasure that his name and likeness were used without his permission to promote a condo development in Hamilton, Ontario.
Rogers Partners LLP
The Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner will soon have a lot more data on actual or potential privacy breaches, thanks to a new regulation which affects health care providers.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
With an ever-growing public awareness of the implications of data privacy (or rather, lack of data privacy), increased emphasis on best data practices is likely to influence mergers and acquisitions in 2018 and beyond.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
As much of the world has heard, Uber has had a data breach that affected people worldwide. Now, after several demands from a number of levels of Canadian governments ...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
An organization that sends a CEM has the onus of proving that the recipient consented to receive the CEM.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Sophisticated cybersecurity threats, high-profile data incidents, and an explosion in the volume of data analytics initiatives have resulted in privacy issues being top of mind for organizations across all sectors.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
During 2017, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission continued to enforce Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation, the Canadian government indefinitely suspended...
Miller Thomson LLP
The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (the "GDPR") will be coming into force on May 25 of this year
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McCarthy Tétrault LLP
By all accounts, "Maple Valley" is thriving. 2017 saw Canada, home to the second largest tech sector outside Silicon Valley, solidify its position as a leader in the field of artificial intelligence ("AI").
McMillan LLP
Privacy has become a global issue in recent years. In this vein, the law informally named CASL has applied to all electronic communications sent with a commercial purpose from Canada or accessed in Canada since mid 2014.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Recently, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) released an important draft Position on Online Reputation (paper).
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada clearly came down on the side of favouring freedom of the press and expression over the importance of protecting the privacy rights of victims of crime.
Bennett Jones LLP
The OPC primarily based their conclusion on an interpretation of two sections of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In one of the most significant and controversial interpretations of Canada's private sector privacy law since its inception, the federal Privacy Commissioner has suggested, to the surprise of many, that the existing...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
As technology becomes more inexpensive, accessible and ubiquitous, we are seeing an increase in employers' use of surveillance tools
Miller Thomson LLP
The European Union's ("EU") General Data Protection Regulation (the "GDPR"), which comes into force in May 2018, will impose significant new obligations on businesses that handle the personal data of EU residents.
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
Hacks, leaks and cyber attacks dominated the news in 2017. However, while these events were generally driven by the hackers intent to gather information ...
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