Mondaq Canada: Privacy
Aird & Berlis LLP
On April 9, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) announced it was looking to change their position on trans-border flow of personal information.
Torys LLP
Around 19,000 Canadians were among the over 143 million individuals whose personal information was compromised in the 2017 Equifax privacy breach.
Jones Day
When determining the form of consent, the organization should consider the sensitivity of the information and individuals' reasonable expectations.
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
In Kaplan v. Casino Rama, released May 7, 2019, Justice Belobaba dismissed the plaintiffs' motion to certify a class action arising from the 2016 cyber-attack on Casino Rama.
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
The recent decision by the Court of Appeal in clarifies the developing concept of individuals' privacy rights.
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
After implementing stricter privacy laws in 2018, Canada has joined a number of countries with a shifting mentality regarding privacy rights.
Gowling WLG
On April 25, 2019, the OPC of Canada and OIPC BC, collectively referred to as the "Commissioners", released a Report of Findings detailing findings from their joint investigation into Facebook's handling of...
McCague Borlack LLP
Hacking is one of the most well-known cyber risks and comes from outside of your organization.
Fasken
In early April, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada issued a notice initiating a consultation on transborder data flows in conjunction with PIPEDA Report of Findings #2019-001.
Goodmans LLP
Last week the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada launched a "Consultation on transborder dataflows", in which it proposes to totally reverse its policy position on cross-border data transfers by organizations subject to PIPEDA.
Miller Thomson LLP
A high profile data breach involving a US company, Equifax Inc.[i], and its Canadian subsidiary, Equifax Canada Co., along with the coming into force of the European Data Protection Regulation
Cassels Brock
Last week, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) issued its investigation report into the 2017 Equifax security breac.
Dentons
Dentons Canada collaborated with Globalive Media to produce an eight-part video series featuring clients from emerging growth and venture technology companies across the country.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
This included social insurance numbers and other sensitive personally identifiable information.
Torkin Manes LLP
In a sweeping and detailed report of findings in the Equifax decision released on April 9, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, severely critiqued the privacy and security practices.
Gowling WLG
On April 9, 2019, Canada's Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) announced fundamental changes to its long established position on cross-border data flows.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Rather, since 2009, it has been the position of the Federal Privacy Commissioner that organizations subject to The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA")
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On April 9, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) launched a "stakeholder consultation" on transborder data-flows.
Fasken (French)
Dans l'affaire R. c. Jarvis, la Cour suprême du Canada a statué à l'unanimité qu'une personne peut avoir une attente raisonnable de protection en matière de vie privée même lorsqu'elle est observée ou
STA Law Firm
On Thursday 18 April, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that sexually explicit electronic communications are private except where the recipient of such sexually explicit content is a minor.
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Gowling WLG
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has just issued a seasonal reminder about the dangers of internet-connected children's toys: they may be recording your children's voices and sharing their locations when they play.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Canadian Anti-Spam Law ("CASL") has been with us now for five years and it has been over 15 years since the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA") came into force.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are summaries of the civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal for Ontario this week.
Cassels Brock
Last week, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) issued its investigation report into the 2017 Equifax security breac.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The Canadian insurance market is awakening to the need for cyberinsurance against data loss and privacy breach events.
Cassels Brock
On January 24, 2019, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) issued a new advisory on Technology and Cyber Security Incident Reporting (the Advisory).
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Acquiring an AI company is not always smooth sailing.
Fasken (French)
Dans l'affaire R. c. Jarvis, la Cour suprême du Canada a statué à l'unanimité qu'une personne peut avoir une attente raisonnable de protection en matière de vie privée même lorsqu'elle est observée ou
Torys LLP
The Office of the Privacy OPC released its report on its investigation into a 2017 data breach at Equifax and reversed its position on the privacy requirements that attach to intercompany data transfers and...
Miller Thomson LLP
A high profile data breach involving a US company, Equifax Inc.[i], and its Canadian subsidiary, Equifax Canada Co., along with the coming into force of the European Data Protection Regulation
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