Mondaq Canada: Privacy
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
One of the challenging aspects of PIPEDA in recent years has been the new section 7(3)(c.1)(ii), which permits organisations to disclosure personal information to a government institution that has...
Miller Thomson LLP
The Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) has always strongly encouraged health information custodians (HICs) to report privacy breaches to its office...
Torkin Manes LLP
The world's most onerous anti-spam legislation is about to get even nastier. On July 1, ¬the private right of action provisions of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation will come into force.
MBM Intellectual Property Law
In 2014, Canada adopted an anti-spam law based on the opt-in model.
Bennett Jones LLP
Cybersecurity is a significant business risk for any organization that collects personal data. The greater the amount of personal data collected by an organization, the greater the risk that it will be targeted by cybercriminals.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has ruled that the collection and use of a plaintiff's personal information for the purpose of defending against a civil lawsuit is not a "commercial activity" and, ...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
A recent privacy decision regarding pre-installed software on laptops may have implications for companies operating not only in the traditional hardware space, but for those companies venturing into the burgeoning "Internet of Things" ecosystem.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Canadian Parliament recently passed Bill S-201, the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act, which protects individuals from having to disclose information related to genetic testing and test results.
Bennett Jones LLP
While corporate executives are increasingly becoming aware of their obligation to be informed of cybersecurity threats and the steps being taken by their company to prevent data breaches, it is equally important for executives to ensure that the employees are educated with respect to cyber threats.
Gowling WLG
Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) establishes a highly restrictive regime for the sending of marketing and promotional emails and texts (commercial electronic messages or CEMs).
Dentons
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) recently released a case summary with implications for retailers attempting to obtain consent for privacy-compliance or anti-spam compliance purposes.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Currently, CASL is enforced jointly by the CRTC, the Competition Bureau, and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Employee turnover is an unavoidable reality for nearly all businesses. In addition to creating a number of financial and logistical difficulties, employee turnover also raises a number data security issues.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Technology undoubtedly has great power when a superpower nation's diplomacy can be built on 15-second tweets.
McMillan LLP
On April 3, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce ("CCC") released a white paper titled "Cyber Security in Canada," ...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Commissioner concluded that the Clinic's use of video and audio surveillance was excessive in the circumstances.
Bennett Jones LLP
Names, emails, credit card numbers, and home addresses: chances are good that your business collects client data with information that is valuable to hackers on the black market.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Once upon a time, which happened to be close to around March 2015, Mattel introduced Hello Barbie, the world's first "interactive doll".
Stewart McKelvey
After more than five years, the Prince Edward Island Information and Privacy Commissioner has completed her review into more than sixty records withheld by a local school board....
Dentons
The ICO has published a request for feedback on the GDPR rules on profiling and automated decision making.
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Miller Thomson LLP
Our shift to a digital society has seen the emergence of a new kind of crime: stealing data and attacking company networks, whether for financial gain, to send a political message...
Goodmans LLP
For the first time, on March 9, 2017, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) imposed a penalty on an individual for violating Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).
Lawson Lundell LLP
Currently, CASL is enforced jointly by the CRTC, the Competition Bureau, and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.
McMillan LLP
On April 3, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce ("CCC") released a white paper titled "Cyber Security in Canada," ...
McMillan LLP
In 2017 businesses will see significant changes to the cyber regulatory landscape, and Canadian businesses' cyber protocol will have to adapt accordingly.
Lerners
Following the Divisional Court's decision in Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Ryerson University, companies that contract with government institutions should be aware that such contracts are likely open to disclosure under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
On April 3, 2017 (ONSC 2078) Ontario Superior Court Judge Frank Marrocco denied the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 an interlocutory injunction restraining implementation...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Canadian Parliament recently passed Bill S-201, the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act, which protects individuals from having to disclose information related to genetic testing and test results.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The biggest changes to CASL since CASL are on the horizon but the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") just showed us that it still cares about the little things.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Once upon a time, which happened to be close to around March 2015, Mattel introduced Hello Barbie, the world's first "interactive doll".
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