Mondaq Canada: Privacy
Bereskin & Parr LLP
On June 11, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (the "OPC") announced that it has reframed its consultation on transfers for processing, including transborder data flows.
Torkin Manes LLP
The Canadian government's privacy watchdog is quietly winding down a consultation that was announced in April following the Equifax data breach, say lawyers.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Canada's Privacy Commissioner, commenting on the House of Commons TRAN report on automated vehicles in May of 2018, likened autonomous vehicles ("AV") to "smartphones on wheels".
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Canadian privacy commissioners have emphasized the importance of the final step of a privacy breach response process — prevention and lessons learned.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On April 9, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner launched a consultation to receive input on a proposed re-interpretation of how the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act applies.
Cassels Brock
On June 11, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) issued a "reframed" discussion document in respect of its prior consultation on transfers for processing announced
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
Data and privacy breaches caused by malicious actors accessing your organization's systems are here to stay.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On May 30th, 2019 the Canadian Competition Bureau hosted the Data Forum: Discussing Competition Policy in the Digital Era. This event followed the unveiling of Canada's
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
On May 21, 2019, the Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development, The Honourable Navdeep Bains, introduced Canada's Digital Charter. This Charter sets out 10 principles
Torys LLP
As part of the Government of Canada's initial Digital Charter initiative, the government released its "Strengthening Privacy for the Digital Age" discussion paper (Discussion Paper)
Bennett Jones LLP
Violations of privacy–already regulated by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (as well as provincial privacy regulators)–may also soon be regulated by Canada's Competition Bureau.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
La Commission des valeurs mobilières de l'Ontario (la « CVMO ») a conclu dernièrement une entente administrative qui lui permettra de continuer à obtenir des données
Lawson Lundell LLP
It looks like Canada's privacy laws might be getting a face-lift.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Perusing the daily news could give anyone the idea that only the big players like Google and Facebook and the likes of Bell and Air Canada have to bother with privacy laws.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In February 2019, the Québec Commission d'accès à l'information released an updated guide on video surveillance titled, La Vidéosurveillance: Conseils pratiques à l'intention des organismes publics et des entreprises.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Online privacy is a fantasy for many people.
Torys LLP
The Ontario Superior Court's decision in Kaplan v. Casino Rama, 2019 ONSC 2025 (Kaplan) calls into question the use of class proceedings as the procedure to address privacy breach losses.
Bennett Jones LLP
The federal government has launched Canada's new Digital Charter that comprises 10 broad principles to govern the use of data in the digital world. The stated purpose of the Digital Charter is to guide
Miller Thomson LLP
The one-year anniversary of the European General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") has nearly arrived, and there is much buzz about the impact, the level of compliance of European organizations
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
The digital age has brought about significant benefits in our everyday lives.
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Gowling WLG
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has just issued a seasonal reminder about the dangers of internet-connected children's toys: they may be recording your children's voices and sharing their locations when they play.
Fasken
The territorial application of Québec's Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector remains to be settled by legislation or jurisprudence.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In February 2019, the Québec Commission d'accès à l'information released an updated guide on video surveillance titled, La Vidéosurveillance: Conseils pratiques à l'intention des organismes publics et des entreprises.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
Over the last two years, as tax rates in jurisdictions like the United States have fallen, Canada's personal and corporate tax rates continue to be calcified at the high end, internationally.
Torys LLP
The Ontario Superior Court's decision in Kaplan v. Casino Rama, 2019 ONSC 2025 (Kaplan) calls into question the use of class proceedings as the procedure to address privacy breach losses.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
La Commission des valeurs mobilières de l'Ontario (la « CVMO ») a conclu dernièrement une entente administrative qui lui permettra de continuer à obtenir des données
Torkin Manes LLP
In a recent criminal case two people were involved in a long distance romantic relationship and they engaged in intimate webcam video chat. Both people were naked. Both knew they were on video.
Goodmans LLP
A recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice highlights some of the difficulties plaintiffs might face when seeking to certify a class action relating to the disclosure of personal information from a cyber-attack.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Advancements in technology have greatly expanded the types of biometric information that we are readily able to collect from individuals, as well as the ways in which such biometric information can be used.
Fasken
The Digital Charter will outline what Canadians can expect from both the government and the private sector as it relates to the digital landscape.
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