Mondaq Canada: Privacy
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1.Shift in the burden of proof: a suspected breach is not required for a national privacy commission to audit an organisation.
McCague Borlack LLP
On March 26, 2018, the Government of Canada passed an Order in Council fixing November 1, 2018, as the date on which section 10 of the Digital Privacy Act ("the DPA") comes into force
Clyde & Co
The Canadian government has released the final version of its Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations, which will come into force on November 1, 2018.
Cassels Brock
In 2015, Parliament enacted the Digital Privacy Act (the "Act"), a statute that provides for certain amendments to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Canadian organizations should now be taking steps to prepare for compliance.
CCPartners
Throughout Canada, privacy in the workplace is becoming increasingly important. Employers regularly face the difficult challenge of balancing their need to know with an employee's right to privacy.
Bennett Jones LLP
Almost three years after the Digital Privacy Act was passed, the federal government has finalized regulations on mandatory breach notification, reporting, and recordkeeping for the private sector in Canada.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The GDPR represents an overhaul of the European Union's data protection laws and replaces Data Protection Directive 95/46EC and its member state implementing legislation.
Cox & Palmer
Local and global data breaches remain headline news. From Facebook's disclosure of its sharing of millions of users' profiles (without their consent) to the recent data breach involving the Nova Scotia...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The final Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations (Regulations) under the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) were made on March 26, 2018...
Torys LLP
The Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act was enacted as part of the Omnibus Spending Bill signed by President Donald Trump on March 23.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In September, 2017, the government published proposed Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations to bring these provisions into force.
Aird & Berlis LLP
As of November 1, 2018, if your organization suffers a data breach, new reporting requirements will be in place that may require you to notify consumers and the Privacy Commissioner of the breach...
Lawson Lundell LLP
Organizations will be required to notify the Commissioner in the event of a data breach.
McLennan Ross LLP
The majority of Alberta private sector businesses are already subject to mandatory breach notification rules under the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) which is the Alberta government's legislation.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
As of November 1, 2018, organizations across Canada subject to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) will be required to provide notice of certain privacy breaches.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
The long awaited mandatory data breach notification requirements will come into effect on November 1, 2018, according to the Order in Council released by the federal government on March 26, 2018.
Clyde & Co
Québec, Alberta and British Columbia have such privacy laws in place.
Stewart McKelvey
The arrival of spring should bring thoughts of renewal… to your privacy practices.
Gowling WLG
This article explains the coming into force of the breach reporting provisions within PIPEDA, as well as the timing for the release of final Regulations.
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A U.S. data breach class action has settled for $80 million, bringing the action, which commenced in early 2017, to a relatively quick and, for the putative class, satisfying end.
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As reported in our recent post, on February 28, 2018, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics tabled in the House of Commons...
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The recommendations in the Committee's Report are also heavily influenced by the direction set in the European Union General Data Protection Regulation, ("GDPR") which comes into force this year.
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The majority of Alberta private sector businesses are already subject to mandatory breach notification rules under the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) which is the Alberta government's legislation.
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