Mondaq Canada: Privacy
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
As technology becomes more inexpensive, accessible and ubiquitous, we are seeing an increase in employers' use of surveillance tools
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
William Shatner made headlines in November when he took to Twitter to express his displeasure that his name and likeness were used without his permission to promote a condo development in Hamilton, Ontario.
Rogers Partners LLP
The Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner will soon have a lot more data on actual or potential privacy breaches, thanks to a new regulation which affects health care providers.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
With an ever-growing public awareness of the implications of data privacy (or rather, lack of data privacy), increased emphasis on best data practices is likely to influence mergers and acquisitions in 2018 and beyond.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
As much of the world has heard, Uber has had a data breach that affected people worldwide. Now, after several demands from a number of levels of Canadian governments ...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
An organization that sends a CEM has the onus of proving that the recipient consented to receive the CEM.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Sophisticated cybersecurity threats, high-profile data incidents, and an explosion in the volume of data analytics initiatives have resulted in privacy issues being top of mind for organizations across all sectors.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
During 2017, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission continued to enforce Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation, the Canadian government indefinitely suspended...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Supreme Court deals blow to choice of forum provisions in consumer contracts
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The CRTC's decision underscores the importance of having functional and easy-to-use unsubscribe links.
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.
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McCarthy Tétrault LLP
By all accounts, "Maple Valley" is thriving. 2017 saw Canada, home to the second largest tech sector outside Silicon Valley, solidify its position as a leader in the field of artificial intelligence ("AI").
McMillan LLP
Privacy has become a global issue in recent years. In this vein, the law informally named CASL has applied to all electronic communications sent with a commercial purpose from Canada or accessed in Canada since mid 2014.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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Stikeman Elliott LLP
Supreme Court deals blow to choice of forum provisions in consumer contracts
Devry Smith Frank LLP
As much of the world has heard, Uber has had a data breach that affected people worldwide. Now, after several demands from a number of levels of Canadian governments ...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On January 4, 2018, United States Customs and Border Protection ("USCBP") updated its official policy on border searches of electronic devices.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
During 2017, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission continued to enforce Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation, the Canadian government indefinitely suspended...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
With an ever-growing public awareness of the implications of data privacy (or rather, lack of data privacy), increased emphasis on best data practices is likely to influence mergers and acquisitions in 2018 and beyond.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Sophisticated cybersecurity threats, high-profile data incidents, and an explosion in the volume of data analytics initiatives have resulted in privacy issues being top of mind for organizations across all sectors.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The CRTC's decision underscores the importance of having functional and easy-to-use unsubscribe links.
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