Mondaq Canada: Privacy
Dentons (Canada)
Recent enforcement under Canada's anti-spam legislation (CASL) by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is keeping the spotlight on this new legislation, which came into force just last year.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In this case, the Bank changed Ms. Albayate's mailing address in its computer system without her consent and authorization.
McMillan LLP
A recent case involving the Mayor of the District of Saanich in British Columbia illustrates the fine balance that employers must achieve between protecting secure networks and complying with privacy laws.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada ("IIROC")) issued a new Policy Regarding Use and Disclosure of Personal Information in IIROC Disciplinary Proceedings (the "Policy") on May 1, 2015.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") investigated the online dating site, Plenty of Fish, following complaints from its registered users about commercial emails...
Miller Thomson LLP
CASL prohibits parties from sending commercial electronic messages (including e-mails) unless the recipient of the message has given express consent or the message falls into one of the exceptions in CASL.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Two employees were working together in a government department. One employee, ("Employee X"), looked at employment insurance file of a co-worker who was on sick leave ..
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Canadian law firms have been closely watching the cybersecurity collaboration developments between the financial industry and law firms happening south of the border.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In April the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) issued a document entitled " Best Practices for Victim Response and Reporting of Cyber Incidents."
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On May 6th, we hosted a webinar on some of the top privacy issues facing businesses today and what they can do to ensure compliance with changes in Canadian privacy law.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In April 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") issued guidance to assist organizations to prepare for and respond to cyber incidents.
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...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The illicit access to collect personal information is usually accomplished by the use of spy-ware or mal ware.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
This week the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) announced $440,000 in funding for nine new privacy research projects that will explore emerging and evolving privacy issues.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Retail tracking uses a variety of technologies to track consumer movements and behaviours in stores and other retail settings such as malls.
Dentons (Canada)
What personal information is reasonable for a motor vehicle dealer to collect from individuals participating in test drives?
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Bill S-4 has been wending its way through Parliament since April of 2014.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Wherever located, all drone-using businesses face the challenge of navigating increasing safety and privacy concerns.
Dentons (Canada)
Not infrequently, customers may resort to consumer affairs columnists and other third parties, such as consumer advocacy groups, in order to resolve issues that they are having.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Canadian privacy laws, including the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA"), regulate the collection, use and disclosure of personal information.
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How much cybersecurity is enough? This question is as legal as it is technical. In legal terms, the question is answered by the applicable standard of care.
Torkin Manes LLP
There is no doubt the world can be a scary and threatening place in which to do business. Cyber attacks are on the rise.
Miller Thomson LLP
Two recent decisions by the CRTC have prompted us to include a CASL update for the education sector in this month’s newsletter.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The blending of work and personal use on a single device raises a number of employment and privacy related issues.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (the CRTC) recently issued another notice of violation under Canada’s anti-spam law (CASL), this time against Plentyoffish Media Inc., a corporation offering dating services to nearly 100 million users, some of which are located in Canada.
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...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
University of Calgary v. JR was the first court case to challenge the OIPC’s power to compel production of records for which solicitor-client privilege has been claimed.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Two employees were working together in a government department. One employee, ("Employee X"), looked at employment insurance file of a co-worker who was on sick leave ..
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
As we are now in the second quarter of 2015, retailers are anticipating how changes over the remainder of the year could affect them.
Bennett Jones LLP
In University of Calgary v JR, 2015 ABCA 118, the Alberta Court of Appeal strongly affirmed the central importance of solicitor-client privilege to the proper functioning of the legal system.
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