Mondaq Canada: Privacy
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On March 23, 2015, the Superior Court of Québec (per Justice Pinsonnault) granted a motion by Defendant Target Corp. to dismiss a proposed class action...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Although PHIPA was introduced over ten years ago, only one person has ever been charged under the legislation...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
By way of a proceeding commenced March 11, 2015, the Competition Bureau has alleged that two car rental companies, Aviscar and Budgetcar, have engaged in deceptive marketing practices, including false or misleading emails.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Cyber-risk management is an increasingly important challenge for corporate directors. Many commentators have said that there are only two types of organizations – those that have been hacked and know it.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Prince Edward Island, the Northwest Territories and the Yukon have introduced new legislation aimed at protecting personal health information that is expected to come into force sometime in 2015.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
In February 2011, a request was made to DND for access to records relating to the sale of certain military assets.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On March 25, 2015, the CRTC announced that online dating site operator Plentyoffish Media Inc. has entered into an undertaking and paid the CRTC $48,000 for an alleged violation of Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL).
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On Jan. 28, 2015, OIPC released an independent research report, entitled "Government Information Sharing: Is Data Going Out of the Silos, Into the Mines?".
Goodmans LLP
CASL came into effect on July 1, 2014, and is intended to protect Canadians from email spam, malware and other electronic threats.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On March 25th, 2015 the Privacy Commissioner of Canada issued a News Release and key tips for websites which are aimed at children to follow in order to protect privacy.
Torkin Manes LLP
We all know it is generally a good idea never to click on that dubious, unexpected e-mail link from Canada Post, FedEx, a bank, or government department because of malware concerns.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In its second publicly announced decision under Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL), the CRTC has issued a $48,000 administrative monetary penalty against Plentyoffish Media Inc.
Bennett Jones LLP
Following up on its recent $1.1MM CASL enforcement action against Quebec executive training firm Compu-Finder, the CRTC announced today that it has entered into an undertaking with online dating service operator Plenty of Fish.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In its second publicly announced decision under Canada’s Anti-Spam Law, the CRTC has issued a $48,000 administrative monetary penalty against Plentyoffish Media Inc.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The arbitrator's decision is consistent with prior jurisprudence and the case law which places a very high evidentiary bar on employee drug testing.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation came into force on July 1, 2014, creating new requirements for sending commercial electronic messages.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Order PO – 3445 Appeal PA13-267 Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance January 7, 2015
Torys LLP
On March 19, 2015, the United States District Court in the District of Minnesota gave preliminary approval to a proposed settlement for the December 2013 data breach suffered by Target Corporation.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Manitoba has recently enacted private sector privacy legislation titled The Personal Information Protection and Identity Theft Prevention Act, and is now the fourth province to pass a private sector law of this scope.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Yesterday, the BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association released a report titled, "The Connected Car: Who Is In the Driver’s Seat".
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The arbitrator's decision is consistent with prior jurisprudence and the case law which places a very high evidentiary bar on employee drug testing.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
As in many other jurisdictions, Canadian law has struggled to keep pace with electronic and technological change.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Manitoba has recently enacted private sector privacy legislation titled The Personal Information Protection and Identity Theft Prevention Act, and is now the fourth province to pass a private sector law of this scope.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On March 25, 2015, the CRTC announced that the Vancouver-based, online dating service PlentyofFish paid $48,000 as part of a voluntary settlement of an alleged violation of Canada’s anti-spam law.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Many commentators have said that there are only two types of organizations – those that have been hacked and know it, and those that have been hacked and don’t know it yet.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The common law tort of "intrusion upon seclusion" was incorporated into Ontario law in 2012 in the case of Jones v Tsige.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal has affirmed the common law tort of intrusion upon seclusion applies to healthcare providers in Ontario...
Jones Day
The privacy commissioner independently investigates Privacy Act complaints brought against the OPC.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Court of Appeal’s decision in Royal Bank of Canada v. Trang, 2014 ONCA 883 ("Trang") has important implications for judgment creditors and mortgagees. Writing for the majority in a 3-2 decision, Justice Laskin held that a mortgage discharge statement is personal information protected under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation came into force on July 1, 2014, creating new requirements for sending commercial electronic messages.
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