Mondaq All Regions: Privacy
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.
Jones Day
On April 15, 2015 the German Minister of Justice presented guidelines (source document in German) for the implementation of retention obligations and maximum storage periods for traffic data.
Jones Day
According to the DPO, the search engine already announced that it will materially change its services in order to meet these data protection requirements.
Withers LLP
The Italian Garante has issued new guidelines to clarify privacy requirements by which data controllers should abide in creating user profiles.
Jones Day
On March 11, the Dutch government enacted an amended version of the cookie legislation.
Jones Day
The draft bill followed the April 2014 ECJ decision nullifying the European Data Retention Directive.
Jones Day
On March 9, the DDPA and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission signed a Memorandum of Understanding to improve information-sharing and enforcement cooperation on privacy and data security matters.
Jones Day
In March, the Spanish DPA (Agencia Española de Protección de Datos) adopted a resolution on the Right To Be Forgotten.
Partridge & Garcia P.C.
Illinois is joining several other states in passing legislation that would dramatically increase the potential liability for marketers in the event of a data breach.
Hogan Lovells US LLP
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau requested public input on a recent report on Cybersecurity Risk Management and Best Practices.
On June 18, 2015, the Canadian Minister of Industry announced that the Digital Privacy Act, which amends Canada's foundational Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, has received royal assent and is now law.
Fox Rothschild LLP
With data breaches being the quickly trending "flavor of the month" criminal activity, it's no shock that on June 4, 2015 yet another system was hit.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
NTIA's multistakeholder process began in December 2013 as a means of developing a voluntary, enforceable code of conduct to apply the White House's Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights to facial recognition technologies.
Foley & Lardner
As previously discussed on this blog, cybersecurity is an issue that should be top-of-mind for all companies, including automotive companies.
Holland & Knight
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In July 2014 the Lower Chamber of the Russian Parliament ("Duma") passed Federal Law No. 242-FZ of 21 July 2014, sub-titled: "On introduction of amendments into certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation relative to clarification of procedure of processing of personal data in information and communication networks".
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.
There are too many differences between cyber policies to cover in one blog post, and the market, still in its youth, is rapidly evolving.
Jones Day
Government contractors are in a difficult position when it comes to cybersecurity.
Proskauer Rose LLP
With data breaches affecting companies across virtually every industry, cyber security has remained front page news.
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.
Holding Redlich
Australian ISPs and telcos will be required to retain prescribed consumer metadata for a minimum period of two years.
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