Mondaq Canada: Privacy
Dentons
On May 15, 2017, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report entitled "Internet of Things: Status and implications of an increasingly connected world."
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On July 1, 2017, contraventions of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (commonly known as "CASL") will be subject to enforcement through private litigation, including class proceedings.
Miller Thomson LLP
Imran Ahmad, Partner and National Leader of the Cybersecurity Law Practice at Miller Thomson LLP, evaluates how the privacy law landscape operates in Canada, how this relates to cyber security...
MBM Intellectual Property Law
In 2014, Canada adopted an anti-spam law based on the opt-in model.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The bulk of Canada's anti-spam law, known colloquially as CASL, came into force on July 1, 2014. CASL sets out strict rules for a variety of online behaviours and is considered the strictest...
Bennett Jones LLP
Alberta joins those provinces and the Federal government who have enacted protection for intimate images to provide a legal framework to protect those who have such images wrongfully distributed.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Statutory damages for a contravention of CASL's CEM rules are subject to a maximum of $200 for each contravention, not exceeding...
Stewart McKelvey
Canada's Anti-Spam Law ("CASL") is federal law in force since July 1, 2017, aimed at eliminating unsolicited and malicious electronic communications and requires organizations to comply with specific consent, disclosure and unsubscribe requirements when sending out electronic communications.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
If you follow the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia on twitter (@BCInfoPrivacy), then you will have noticed a series of posts about Privacy Awareness Week.
Torkin Manes LLP
It's been a bad few weeks for Internet-enabled "smart" children's toys. Citing privacy and security concerns, on Feb. 17, the Bundesnetzagentur, Germany's Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway, announced that it had banned a popular doll called My Friend Cayla and decisively removed the product from the German marketplace.
Clyde & Co
Canada's anti-spam legislation, known as CASL, will soon be enforced in a new manner: the private right of action.
Dentons
A recent Order of the Office of the Information and Privacy Commission of Alberta (OIPC) provides guidance on potential privacy traps when managing performance issues in the workplace.
Field LLP
On May 1, 2017, the Alberta legislature passed Bill 202, which created the Protecting Victims of Non-Consensual Distribution of Intimate Images Act (the "Act").
Miller Thomson LLP
As reported in previous issues of this Newsletter, Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation ("CASL"), which regulates the transmission of electronic messages, came into force on July 1, 2014.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
One of the challenging aspects of PIPEDA in recent years has been the new section 7(3)(c.1)(ii), which permits organisations to disclosure personal information to a government institution that has...
Miller Thomson LLP
The Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) has always strongly encouraged health information custodians (HICs) to report privacy breaches to its office...
Torkin Manes LLP
The world's most onerous anti-spam legislation is about to get even nastier. On July 1, ¬the private right of action provisions of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation will come into force.
Bennett Jones LLP
Cybersecurity is a significant business risk for any organization that collects personal data. The greater the amount of personal data collected by an organization, the greater the risk that it will be targeted by cybercriminals.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has ruled that the collection and use of a plaintiff's personal information for the purpose of defending against a civil lawsuit is not a "commercial activity" and, ...
Dentons
The ICO has published a request for feedback on the GDPR rules on profiling and automated decision making.
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With the proliferation of so-called "fake news", companies are starting to rely on third party organizations to perform a "fact checking" function in order to distinguish between legitimate news and fake news.
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This paper summarizes selected developments in Canadian Internet law during 2016.
Dentons
A recent Order of the Office of the Information and Privacy Commission of Alberta (OIPC) provides guidance on potential privacy traps when managing performance issues in the workplace.
Bennett Jones LLP
Given the increasing threat of cyberattacks and the corresponding costs, businesses are increasingly considering cybersecurity insurance. But insurance is only as effective as the scope of the coverage.
Torkin Manes LLP
It's been a bad few weeks for Internet-enabled "smart" children's toys. Citing privacy and security concerns, on Feb. 17, the Bundesnetzagentur, Germany's Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway, announced that it had banned a popular doll called My Friend Cayla and decisively removed the product from the German marketplace.
Miller Thomson LLP
As reported in previous issues of this Newsletter, Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation ("CASL"), which regulates the transmission of electronic messages, came into force on July 1, 2014.
Field LLP
On May 1, 2017, the Alberta legislature passed Bill 202, which created the Protecting Victims of Non-Consensual Distribution of Intimate Images Act (the "Act").
Clyde & Co
Canada's anti-spam legislation, known as CASL, will soon be enforced in a new manner: the private right of action.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 14, 2016, the European Parliament approved the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR" or the "Regulation"), a new regulation that will replace the European Union's ("EU") current data privacy standard.
MBM Intellectual Property Law
Patents directed to medicines, and in particular, innovative drugs are impacted by a number of legislative regimes in Canada.
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