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The Hidden Risks Associated With Social Media Background Checks
In the digital age, an individual's personal information is often only a few keystrokes away. The prolific use of social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn
Canada
20 Aug 2019
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Impact Of Recent GDPR Enforcement On Privacy Due Diligence In M&A
The European Data Protection Regulation allows for fines of up to four percent of global annual turnover.
Canada
1 Aug 2019
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GDPR Shows Its Teeth – UK Pursuing Record Fines For Data Breaches, Emphasizes Accountability
A fraudulent site posing as British Airways had syphoned customer data, including payment information and reservation information, for a period of months.
European Union
1 Aug 2019
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Canada's Digital Charter Triggers Reframing Of Consultation On Transborder Personal Data Transfers
In April of this year, as discussed in our previous blog posts, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada called for changes to the way Canadian privacy law treats transborder personal data transfers, ...
Canada
1 Aug 2019
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Agricultural Law Netletter - Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - Issue 419
A twice-monthly current awareness service reviewing recent cases on land use, marketing boards, environment issues, creditor rights, animals, grain, import/export and other matters in an agricultural context.
Canada
10 Jun 2019
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GDPR Turns One, Eh? Current Impact On Canadian Businesses And The Road Ahead
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
Canada
6 Jun 2019
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Canadian Transborder Data Transfers: OPC Releases Supplemental Discussion Document
As we discussed in a recent blog post on this important issue, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada ("OPC") ...
Canada
30 May 2019
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Moving The Goalposts For Canadian Data: Federal Privacy Commissioner Changes Position On Cross-Border Transfers
A high profile data breach involving a US company, Equifax Inc.[i], and its Canadian subsidiary, Equifax Canada Co., along with the coming into force of the European Data Protection Regulation
Canada
6 May 2019
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What Exemption? – Pitfalls And Stumbling Blocks In CASL And Privacy Compliance
The Canadian Anti-Spam Law ("CASL") has been with us now for five years and it has been over 15 years since the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA") came into force.
Canada
23 Apr 2019
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Data Breach Reporting Obligations In Saskatchewan
As we have written about in previous articles, data breach notification is now mandatory in Canada for the private sector in all jurisdictions where this was not already the case.
Canada
27 Mar 2019
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Recent Court Decisions Address Requirement To Provide Membership Lists
Two recent decisions of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice shed light on how courts will interpret the requirement under corporate legislation to furnish members with a membership list upon request
Canada
15 Feb 2019
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Data Breach Response And Notification – One Size Doesn't Fit All
Data breaches, in particular those involving personal information and sensitive personal information
Canada
4 Jan 2019
13
Pensions And Benefits Part 1: Key Legislative Developments In Ontario And The Federal Jurisdiction
There have been a number of significant legislative and case-law developments in the area of pensions and benefits law in 2018.
Canada
12 Dec 2018
14
Implementing Privacy By Design
"Privacy by design" ("PbD") is not a new concept but one that has been receiving increasing attention and legal clout in Canada, Europe,and around the world.
Canada
12 Nov 2018
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BC Commissioner Releases Cannabis Sales Privacy Protection Guidelines
As a result of the recent legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia (the "OIPC") published guidelines (titled "Protecting Personal Information:
Canada
1 Nov 2018
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NIST Launches Privacy Framework Initiative
For many years, the cybersecurity framework developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology ("NIST") ...
Canada
12 Oct 2018
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Canadian Commissioner Seeks Stronger Privacy Laws
Last week, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (the "OPC") released its 2017-2018 Annual Report (the "Report").
Canada
5 Oct 2018
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Mandatory Breach Draft Guidance Released
On September 17, 2018, the federal Office of the Privacy Commissioner ("OPC") published its draft guidance about mandatory reporting of breaches of security safeguards ("Draft Guidelines").
Canada
26 Sep 2018
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Getting Privacy Due Diligence Right
Increasingly, a key asset that organizations hold is the sensitive data they collect, use and retain about their customers, employees and suppliers.
Canada
23 Sep 2018
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Upcoming Mandatory Breach Notification Refresher
The Breach Regulations are significant in that, as of November 1, 2018, organizations will be legally required to adhere to record-keeping, reporting, and notification requirements in the context of a data breach where the breach creates a real risk of significant harm to an individual.
Canada
12 Sep 2018
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