Mondaq All Regions: Privacy
Clayton Utz
Metadata is not personal information, and information is not about an individual just because his identity is revealed.
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 Tétrault 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 Tétrault 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.
CSB Advocates
On the 2nd of February, Justice Commissioner Juorová announced that an agreement has been reached between the EU and the US on the safe flow of data.
Arthur Cox
On 15 December 2015, the EU institutions agreed the new data protection framework to be implemented under the forthcoming Data Protection Regulation.
Arthur Cox
The mechanisms underpinning the transfers of personal data from the European Union to the United States have been the subject of intense scrutiny and discussion in recent years...
Mayer Brown
Today's cars include up to 100 electronic control units as well as numerous sensor networks and assistance systems.
Bryan Cave LLP
Section 33 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) (the "PDPO") prohibits the transfer of personal data to places outside of Hong Kong unless certain conditions are met...
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
Almost four months after the EU Court of Justice declared the European Commission's Safe Harbor decision invalid, Commissioner Jourová announced its successor on 2 February 2016.
Field Fisher Waterhouse
With security technology from fingerprint scanner to surveillance cameras now being used in private, could there be any legal concerns?
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In October 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in case C-362/14 Maximillian Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner (reported on here) declared the Safe Harbour scheme invalid.
In their initial reaction to the decision, European data protection authorities had announced increased scrutiny and enforcement actions starting February 1, 2016.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The Safe Harbor agreement between the European Union and the United States permitted American businesses to import personal data of EU citizens based on self-certification of compliance with EU data protection laws.
On Tuesday 2 February 2016, the EU Commission and US Department of Commence announced that they had reached "political agreement" on a new privacy framework for transfers of personal data between Europe and the United States.
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Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
We now live in an age where household items like refrigerators have Internet-connected LCD screens and privacy experts talk about the so-called "Internet of Things."
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.
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