Mondaq Canada: Privacy
Miller Thomson LLP
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.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia has released a guidance document to help cannabis retailers and purchasers understand their rights and obligations under the PIPA.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
IN THE PAST few years, government initiatives to ensure greater transparency in order to combat money laundering, the financing of terrorist activity and tax evasion have been prolific.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Organizations should be routinely assessing privacy and security of their important data and the personal information they hold.
McCague Borlack LLP
The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in R v Jarvis is the high court's most recent pronouncement on privacy rights.
Fasken
This case may seem rather excessive, especially as it is miles away from our Canadian borders.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On February 14, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously reversed the Ontario Court of Appeal decision and found the teacher guilty of voyeurism.
McInnes Cooper
Organizations subject to Canada's PIPEDA – those that collect, use or disclose personal information in the course of commercial activity in Canada – have seven new reasons to conduct an audit of privacy policies and practices ASAP.
Clark Wilson LLP
One dissenting judge found that the students did have a reasonable expectation of privacy.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The consequences of a privacy breach may be drastic.
Miller Thomson LLP
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.
Torkin Manes LLP
At trial, Mr. Jarvis admitted he had surreptitiously made the video recordings but the trial judge acquitted him because he was not satisfied the recordings were made for a sexual purpose.
Fasken
People continue to have a reasonable expectation of privacy even when they are in a public space or a space under general surveillance.
Lawson Lundell LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada took a broad and flexible approach to determining what circumstances give rise to a reasonable expectation of privacy in R v. Jarvis, 2019 SCC 10 (Jarvis).
Lawson Lundell LLP
Organizations are implementing Artificial Intelligence (AI) in numerous ways, directly and indirectly, to save time and money.
Torkin Manes LLP
On Feb. 27, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced that operators of the video networking app Musical.ly (now known as TikTok), had agreed to pay US$5.7 million to settle allegations that they had illegally collected ...
Herzog Fox & Neeman
Any breach of the reporting rules obligations may result in the business being charged with an offence, which could result in a fine of up to CAD 100,000.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Canada's federal PIPEDA imposes obligations on private sector organizations that suffer a breach of security safeguards affecting personal information under their control.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
PIPEDA regulates the collection, use and disclosure of "personal information" in the course of a "commercial activity" by private sector organizations in all provinces and territories
Fasken
Many people share computers, either within their home or at work. What control do they have over these computers, which they may not even own? Do they still have a privacy interest in the computer contents?
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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.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
As part of our quarterly series on current trends across different industries, our first article for 2019 looks at the current landscape of cybersecurity and highlights key legal trends and developments.
Dentons
Canada's regulatory landscape is constantly shifting in response to political, economic, social and environmental developments.
Torkin Manes LLP
In addition to ensuring their compliance with Canada's new federal mandatory data breach and breach-of-security-safeguards reporting requirements under the private sector Personal Information Protection and EDA...
McInnes Cooper
Organizations subject to Canada's PIPEDA – those that collect, use or disclose personal information in the course of commercial activity in Canada – have seven new reasons to conduct an audit of privacy policies and practices ASAP.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The consequences of a privacy breach may be drastic.
Fasken
This is especially true when employers wish to search employees' belongings.
McCague Borlack LLP
The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in R v Jarvis is the high court's most recent pronouncement on privacy rights.
Clark Wilson LLP
One dissenting judge found that the students did have a reasonable expectation of privacy.
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