Mondaq Canada: Privacy
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
A recent decision of the Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner (OPC) highlights the potentially broad application of the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA).
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
For the legal profession, the most interesting aspect of the case was how the judge grappled with tailoring what in Canada amounts to an entirely new tort to deal with the unsavory facts.
McCarthy TÚtrault LLP
Since coming into force on July 1st, 2014, Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation ("CASL") has created new concerns and risks that must be addressed in business transactions.
Dentons (Canada)
Data is the lifeblood of modern commerce. No inventory or sales management system can run without data.
McCarthy TÚtrault LLP
Following the 2012 decision of Jones v Tsige ("Jones"), there has been judicial debate in Canada over the recognition and adoption of common law privacy torts, such as the tort of intrusion upon seclusion.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
There is a new trend in Canada towards privacy class actions being launched following a cybersecurity breach or an improper disclosure of personal information.
McMillan LLP
The common law related to privacy rights continues to evolve in Canada. Just a few weeks ago, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recognized a novel common law tort applicable to violations of privacy rights.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On January 21, 2016, the Ontario Superior Court released its decision in Doe 464533 v D, 2016 ONSC 541, recognizing for the first time the new privacy tort of public disclosure of private facts.
Bennett Jones LLP
The threat of commercial crime against companies is transforming. Technology has created new and innovative ways for fraudsters to exploit individuals and companies through cyber attacks.
McCague Borlack LLP
The plaintiff is a young woman who was romantically involved with the defendant, a young man, in high school.
McMillan LLP
In December of 2015, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada released its 2014-2015 Privacy Act Annual Report to Parliament.
Torys LLP
In January 2016, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice issued a decision further expanding the scope of privacy-related common-law torts.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In Doe 464533 v. X (Doe 464533), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Court) found civil liability for the online publication of an intimate video by an ex-boyfriend.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has announced the execution of another warrant under Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), this time at two locations in the Niagara region of Ontario.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Privacy and data security are key concerns in the Internet of Things (IoT). It is important to incorporate appropriate privacy and security controls into your IoT device at the development stage...
Bennett Jones LLP
For the second time the CRTC has publicized the execution of a warrant under the CRTC's powers under Canada's Anti-spam law (CASL).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has executed a warrant under Canada's anti-spam law (commonly known as "CASL") to investigate the installation of malware and the alteration of transmission data.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Stinson J. of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has issued a landmark decision explicitly recognizing that the public disclosure of private images constitutes a privacy tort...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Effective cyber risk management requires a comprehensive plan for rapidly responding to data security incidents.
McCarthy TÚtrault LLP
Regular readers of this blog will be aware that, last fall, the Court of Justice of the European Union struck down the Safe Harbour framework which permitted the lawful transfer of personal information from the EU to the US...
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
BLG's Top 10 Legal Risks for Business in 2016 is our annual thought leadership report forecasting the key trends and regulatory changes that will have legal implications for our clients in the year ahead.
McMillan LLP
The common law related to privacy rights continues to evolve in Canada. Just a few weeks ago, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recognized a novel common law tort applicable to violations of privacy rights.
Torys LLP
In January 2016, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice issued a decision further expanding the scope of privacy-related common-law torts.
McCarthy TÚtrault LLP
What's in a name? That which we call employee personal information, perhaps. Prairie Montagues and Capulets can carry out their work with the public on a first-name-only basis, according to a recent ruling from a Saskatchewan labour arbitration panel.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has announced the execution of another warrant under Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), this time at two locations in the Niagara region of Ontario.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
With 2016 upon us, boards are likely to reflect on the organizational challenges they expect to face in the coming year, and to develop effective strategies to tackle these challenges.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Privacy and data security are key concerns in the Internet of Things (IoT). It is important to incorporate appropriate privacy and security controls into your IoT device at the development stage...
Dentons (Canada)
On Friday, January 22, 2016, the Ontario Court of Justice released reasons in R. v. Elliott, 2016 ONCJ 35.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In Doe 464533 v. X (Doe 464533), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Court) found civil liability for the online publication of an intimate video by an ex-boyfriend.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
BLG has identified a number of legal risks for businesses in 2016. We will be highlighting a few of those in the next few weeks.
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