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The Digital Charter And Shifting Framework For Consent Based Privacy Legislation
Marco Ciarlariello's article "Canada: The Digital Charter and Shifting Framework for Consent-Based Privacy Legislation" has been published by DataGuidance.
Canada
9 Aug 2019
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Third Time's The Charm – Privacy Commissioner Reboots Transborder Data Flow Consultation
On June 11, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) issued a "reframed" discussion document in respect of its prior consultation on transfers for processing announced
Canada
24 Jun 2019
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Privacy Commissioner Reverses Course – Consent Required For Personal Information Processing
Last week, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) issued its investigation report into the 2017 Equifax security breac.
Canada
2 May 2019
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Cyber Breaches: OSFI Demands The Details
On January 24, 2019, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) issued a new advisory on Technology and Cyber Security Incident Reporting (the Advisory).
Canada
26 Apr 2019
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Mandatory Data Breach Reporting Under PIPEDA: The Final Countdown To November 1
On November 1, 2018, important legislative compliance requirements pursuant to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Breaches of Security Safeguards Regulation (Regulations) will come into force.
Canada
13 Oct 2018
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514-Billets Gets Billed By The CRTC For CASL Violations
On May 1, 2018, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") announced that 514-BILLETS, comprised of the companies 9118-9076 Quebec Inc. and 9310-6359 ...
Canada
16 May 2018
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Mandatory Breach Notification Under Pipeda: Clock Is Ticking For Companies Without Security Breach Response Plans
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").
Canada
24 Apr 2018
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CompuFinder Redux – CRTC Reconsiders $1.1 Million Administrative Monetary Penalty
CompuFinder, the first company unlucky enough to be the subject of a widely reported notice of violation prosecution under Canada's anti-spam legislation (CASL), is back in the news.
Canada
8 Nov 2017
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PIPEDA's Draft Breach Of Security Safeguard Regulations Provide Timely Guidance
Last Thursday, Equifax reported a data breach, which may have affected up to 143 million consumers in the United States.
Canada
20 Sep 2017
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Requirements For Anti-Spam Compliance For Insurers
This was welcome news for many industries. The private right of action presented a new risk of significant statutory damages and potential class action lawsuits for minor and technical breaches of CASL.
Canada
27 Jun 2017
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CASL Private Right Of Action Gone For Now, But Can It Be Forgotten?
The June 7th Order-in-Council repealed paragraph (c) of the 2013 Order-in-Council that set July 1, 2017, as the date on which the private right of action would come into force.
Canada
12 Jun 2017
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Legal Due Diligence Trends In The Private Equity Industry
While the nature and extent of due diligence in a private equity transaction is deal-specific, increasing globalization and use of electronic data storage and dissemination practices...
Canada
26 Apr 2017
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OHRC Issues Policy Position On Medical Documentation And Disability-Related Accommodation
When faced with a disability-related accommodation request, employers often have questions around the type and scope of medical information they can request from the employee...
Canada
20 Feb 2017
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Yahoo Data Breach – Verizon Deal Breaker?
On September 22, 2016 Yahoo Inc. reported that it suffered a data breach affecting 500 million of its approximately 1 billion user accounts.
Canada
17 Nov 2016
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It's A Sensitive Subject – Canadian Vibrator Manufacturer In Hot Water Over Collection Of User's Intimate Information
The development of the Internet of Things means that consumers are more connected than ever to the devices they own.
Canada
4 Oct 2016
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The Secret's Out: Canadian Privacy Commissioner Finds Ashley Madison Contravened Privacy Laws
In late August, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and the Australian Privacy Commissioner released the results of their investigation into a data breach at Avid Life Media Inc...
Canada
13 Sep 2016
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CRTC's Reminder On Record-Keeping For CASL Compliance
Under CASL, the onus remains on the sender of commercial electronic messages (CEMs) to demonstrate that it had the proper consents in place to send CEMs.
Canada
1 Aug 2016
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Building Your Toolbox: IIROC Issues Guides For Dealers To Manage Cybersecurity Risks
Just before the holidays, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada ("IIROC") – a national organization that regulates securities dealers operating in Canada - released two cybersecurity guides to assist dealers...
Canada
11 Jan 2016
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Cyber Threats To Critical Infrastructure On The Minister Of Public Safety's Radar
On November 13, 2015, as part of the new Canadian Prime Minister's commitment to an open and transparent government, ministerial mandate letters were made public.
Canada
8 Jan 2016
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Safe Harbor No More: EU-US Data Transfer Deal Invalidated By Court
Recently the European Court of Justice (the ECJ) rendered a decision invalidating the Safe Harbor Framework between the European Union (the EU) and the United States...
Canada
22 Oct 2015
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