Mondaq Canada: Privacy
Torys LLP
The year isn't over yet – but the trend is clear. With new security flaws being discovered in software every day – on top of plain old human negligence and nosiness – our data are at more risk than ever.
Goodmans LLP
To avoid significant fines, businesses must protect themselves by establishing a proper system to prevent CASL violations.
On November 1, 2018, previously-announced amendments to Canada's Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) came into force.
Bennett Jones LLP
The Toronto Sun reported this morning that the privacy of 4,500 consumers of recreational cannabis in Ontario has been compromised.
Bennett Jones LLP
Following the recent legalization of cannabis, private retailers are open for business from coast to coast. While cannabis remains illegal in other jurisdictions, cannabis users' personal information
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
Searching an employee's workplace computer may not breach the employee's privacy rights in cases where there is a "diminished expectation of privacy," provided the employer has a good reason to conduct the search ...
Miller Thomson LLP
"Privacy by design" ("PbD") is not a new concept but one that has been receiving increasing attention and legal clout in Canada, Europe,and around the world.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On October 25, 2018, Perell J. of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released a decision in Broutzas v. Rouge Valley Health System, 2018 ONSC 6317.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Mandatory breach reporting is now in force for organizations regulated by the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
Goodmans LLP
As of today, November 1, 2018, Canadian private sector organizations have new legal obligations with respect to reporting and keeping records about privacy breaches.
WeirFoulds LLP
On November 1st, 2018 new mandatory breach notification and record-keeping requirements under the PIPEDA and the Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations will come into force.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (the "OPC") has released its breach guidance, "What you need to know about mandatory reporting of breaches of security safeguards", in final form (the "Guidelines").
Cox & Palmer
All businesses, big and small, need to be ready for Canada's new mandatory data breach notification rules under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").
Clyde & Co
Organizations are now required by law to report a data breach to the OPC, where it is reasonable to believe that it presents a real risk of significant harm to a person.
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
I met Logan when we were presenters at a Cyber Security Conference in Toronto. Our interests intersected and we decided to enlighten business owners about cybersecurity developments in Canada.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On October 29, 2018, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (the "OPC") released final guidance ("Final Guidance") ...
Langlois lawyers, LLP
On October 15, 2018 Statistics Canada published the results of a survey on cyber-security revealing that more than one in five Canadian businesses has been targeted by a cyber-attack, and that in 2017 they spent...
McMillan LLP
After more than three years of consultation and anticipation, the big day has finally arrived. As of November 1, 2018, organizations subject to PIPEDA are, in certain circumstances, required to:
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On October 29, 2018, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada published the final guidance intended to assist organizations in complying with the mandatory breach reporting and record-keeping requirements ...
Torkin Manes LLP
Canada joins global leaders offering stricter privacy protection in 2018 with mandatory breach notification.
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McInnes Cooper
As of November 1, 2018, organizations in Canada subject to PIPEDA will face strict and onerous new privacy breach response requirements with respect to any data security safeguard breach.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On November 1, 2018, approximately 18,000 employers will be required to:
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In April 2016, the European Parliament adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to modernize its data protection legislation.
Torys LLP
These crises have the potential to affect so many dimensions of business - its bottom line, reputation, morale, productivity and the strategic direction and prospects of a company.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On September 30, 2018, Canada, the United States and Mexico reached an agreement on what is essentially a revised NAFTA.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
New mandatory breach notification and record keeping requirements in the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) will come into force on November 1, 2018.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Meaningful consent is a cornerstone of Canadian private sector privacy legislation. Meaningful consent to collect, use and disclose personal information is one of, if not ‘the' central unifying concept of our private sector privacy laws.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Privacy compliance is top of mind, not the least of all because of GDRP and Canada's new mandatory breach notification rules.
Torys LLP
The September 30 agreement that renegotiates NAFTA—United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)—updates the more than two decade old trade deal.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum (the "Observatory"), launched by the European Commission in February 2018, has set out to reconcile tensions inherent between the regulation of personal data...
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