Mondaq Canada: Privacy
McMillan LLP
Privacy laws in Canada require that organizations implement physical, organizational and technological security measures to protect personal information under their control.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Businesses need to be aware that general corporate policies and practices will not be sufficient to avoid significant penalties under CASL.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In the most recently announced settlement under Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation, the CRTC has announced that Porter Airlines Inc. has agreed to pay $150,000 as part of an undertaking concerning alleged violations of the law.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
On June 18, 2015, the Digital Privacy Act (Act) came into effect, amending the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and implementing significant amendments to the private sector privacy regime.
Miller Thomson LLP
The largest penalty to date of $1,100,000 was also issued in March against 3510395 Canada Inc. (dba Compu.Finder) for having sent commercial electronic messages without the recipient's consent...
Bennett Jones LLP
On June 29, 2015, the CRTC announced that Porter Airlines Inc had agreed to pay $150,000 as part of an undertaking in respect of alleged violations of Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL).
Cassels Brock
On the eve of Canada Day, let's consider what has happened on the enforcement front in the one year since the Canadian anti-spam legislation (CASL) came into effect.
Cassels Brock
Earlier today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (the CRTC) announced that Porter Airlines Inc. had agreed to pay $150,000 for alleged violations of Canada's anti-spam law (known as CASL).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The undertaking was entered into following an investigation conducted by the CRTC's Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") announced that Porter Airlines Inc. has agreed to pay $150,000 as part of an undertaking for alleged violations of Canada's anti-spam legislation.
McMillan LLP
Data collected in jurisdictions with mandatory breach reporting indicates that the most common cause of privacy breaches is human error.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
A recent decision from British Columbia has highlighted the uncertainty around the existence of the common law tort of invasion of privacy, at least in that province.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On June 18, 2015, the Canadian government enacted the Digital Privacy Act, which makes a number of important changes to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.
Bennett Jones LLP
On June 18, 2015, significant portions of the Digital Privacy Act received Royal Assent. This Act, amends the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Bill S-4, also known as the Digital Privacy Act (Canada) (the "Act"), was passed by Parliament and received Royal Assent on June 18, 2015...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In Equustek Solutions Inc. v Google Inc.,1 the British Columbia Court of Appeal upheld the Supreme Court's jurisdiction to issue an injunction with worldwide effect forcing Google to remove search results for websites promoting the sale of counterfeit goods.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On June 10, 2015, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada issued Interpretation Bulletin – Safeguards to provide non-binding guidance for compliance with statutory obligations to safeguard personal information.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
How do operators of global services deal with the panoply of legal systems around the world?
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Bill S-4, the Digital Privacy Act (the Act), has now been passed by the Senate and House of Commons, and many provisions are scheduled to come into force upon decree.
Dentons (Canada)
Amendments to Canada's Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) are frequently proposed but just as frequently die on the order paper.
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issued its largest fine ever as a result of violations under Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Digital Privacy Act passed into law yesterday, introducing (among other things) significant fines and mandatory breach notification (not yet in force) into the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.
Miller Thomson LLP
On June 18, 2015, the Digital Privacy Act received Royal Assent and is now law in Canada. The Act amends PIPEDA in a number of ways, but there are three major changes that insurers need to know about...
Field LLP
Wondering about outsourcing your data to the U.S.? What follows is an update to one of our most popular posts: Outsourcing by Canadian Companies: Another Look at the USA PATRIOT Act, originally written in January 2013.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Bill S-4, the Digital Privacy Act, the federal government's latest attempt to reform PIPEDA was proclaimed on June 18, 2015.
WeirFoulds LLP
The transition from paper-based patient records to electronic patient records appears to be resulting in an increase in privacy breaches by health professionals found "snooping" into patients' health records.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Bill S-4, An Act to amend the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act was introduced in the Senate on April 8, 2014...
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
On June 18, 2015 the Digital Privacy Act, which amends the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (Canada) ("PIPEDA") received Royal Assent.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Bill S-4, the Digital Privacy Act (the Act), has now been passed by the Senate and House of Commons, and many provisions are scheduled to come into force upon decree.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Digital Privacy Act passed into law yesterday, introducing (among other things) significant fines and mandatory breach notification (not yet in force) into the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.
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