Mondaq Canada: Privacy
Dentons
Today the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology presented its report on Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) to the House of Commons, as part of the three-year CASL statutory review.
Torys LLP
On December 8, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decision in two cases concerning individuals' reasonable expectation of privacy in text messages and other electronic communications.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
It is important to highlight that the SCC did not determine that all text message conversations are protected from police searches.
Aird & Berlis LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada published an important judgment on December 8, 2017, concerning whether or not Canadians have the right to expect that their texting conversations will remain private. Interestingly ...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On December 8, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") released two decisions dealing with privacy interests in text messages: R v Marakah, 2017 SCC 59 and R v Jones, 2007 SCC 60.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Although there has not yet been a definitive answer to this question in Canada, based on recent UK case law, it appears increasingly likely that, at least in some circumstances, the answer may be "yes".
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
At the same time Andy Warhol was predicting the intense, short-lived "15 minutes of fame" that has now manifest as viral videos, legal scholars were pondering the implications of technology on our private lives.
Field LLP
In R v Jarvis, the Ontario Court of Appeal recently discussed the existence of a reasonable expectation of privacy in a school environment.
Miller Thomson LLP
Dans notre précédent article, nous avons déterminé que les organisations à but non lucratif peuvent être assujetties à l'application de la Loi sur la protection des renseignements personnels....
Torkin Manes LLP
Autonomous cars are on the horizon. Fortune magazine has estimated that initial versions of these cars should be on the road by 2020.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In the recently released Investigation Report P17-01, Use of employee surveillance by a BC chicken catching organization, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia ...
Integritas Workplace Law Corporation
A very recent decision from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia (OIPC), 2017 BCIPC 58, is a reminder to employers about employee privacy...
Fasken Martineau (French)
À la fin du mois de septembre dernier, le Commissariat à la protection de la vie privée du Canada (le « Commissariat ») déposait son rapport annuel au Parlement (PDF)...
Fasken Martineau
At the end of September, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (hereinafter, the "Office") filed its annual report with Parliament (PDF)...
Fasken Martineau (French)
Depuis le 1er janvier 2016, avec l'entrée en vigueur du Code de procédure civile, les technologies de l'information et de la communication font désormais partie du langage commun en matière procédurale.
Clyde & Co
In Canada, the protection of personal information in the private sector is either governed by the general federal act, known as PIPEDA,[1] or one of the specific provincial privacy statutes.
McMillan LLP
Privacy is an area of increased focus for many companies, given the media attention and class action lawsuits that can arise from significant privacy breaches.
Cassels Brock
CompuFinder, the first company unlucky enough to be the subject of a widely reported notice of violation prosecution under Canada's anti-spam legislation (CASL), is back in the news.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On October 19, 2017, the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA"), representing provincial and territorial securities regulators, issued CSA Staff Notice 33-321 – Cyber Security and Social Media.
Fasken Martineau
The European Union recently expressed its view on the role that online platforms should play in combating illegal online content.
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Technology is wonderful. Laptop computers are getting lighter. Storage capacity on laptop computers, smart phones, USB keys and other electronic devices are up in the terabytes.
Integritas Workplace Law Corporation
A very recent decision from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia (OIPC), 2017 BCIPC 58, is a reminder to employers about employee privacy...
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
In the age of technology and data collection, there is, or can be, a digital footprint and record of virtually all employee activity.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In the recently released Investigation Report P17-01, Use of employee surveillance by a BC chicken catching organization, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia ...
Torkin Manes LLP
Autonomous cars are on the horizon. Fortune magazine has estimated that initial versions of these cars should be on the road by 2020.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
There has been a recent trend whereby one party to a workplace conversation secretly records it and then attempts to use it as evidence against the other party.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The decision provides important guidance for the interpretation of CASL and the CRTC's approach to penalties for CASL violations.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The line between the digital world and the physical world is becoming increasingly blurred as we enter an era of virtual reality (VR).
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In coordination with regulators worldwide, the CSA continues to press for firms to treat cyber security as a key part of its ordinary business practices.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
There are many varied and valid reasons as to why employers incorporate monitoring in the workplace.
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