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Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act

Understanding the GDPR: A Comparison Between the GDPR, PIPEDA and PIPA

by Bennett Jones LLP on

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on May 25, 2018. To assist Canadian organizations with their potential compliance efforts with respect to same, the following is intended to...more

Once more unto the breach: Canada's PIPEDA breach notification and reporting regulations in force November 1, 2018

by DLA Piper on

Canada's long-awaited federal private-sector data breach reporting regulations have now been published by the Canadian government and will take effect November 1, 2018. This gives organizations approximately seven months to...more

Canadian Breach Notification Requirements Take Effect November 1

by BakerHostetler on

On April 18, 2018, the Canadian government published long-awaited Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations specifying the requirements for notifying the Office of the Privacy Commissioner and affected individuals of data...more

Canada Publishes Final Regulations on Mandatory Reporting of Privacy Breaches

by Alston & Bird on

On April 18, 2018, the Canadian government published final regulations which include mandatory privacy breach notification, reporting and record-keeping obligations under Canada’s federal data protection law called the...more

Are You Ready for Mandatory Breach Reporting and Notification?

by Bennett Jones LLP on

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. The regulations...more

Federal Data Breach Reporting Regulations Published – Take Effect November 2018

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, and published on April 18, 2018. The...more

Compliance News Flash

by Arnall Golden Gregory LLP on

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP is pleased to provide you with the Compliance News Flash, brought to you each Friday. This weekly update is your source for timely background screening and immigration-related news that is important...more

Data Breach Notification Coming to Canada

by Littler on

The Government of Canada has announced that its proposed data breach notification requirements pursuant to the Digital Privacy Act (the “Act”) will take effect on November 1, 2018. The Act amends Canada’s Personal...more

The Weekly Privacy Rewind

by BakerHostetler on

Canada - Data Breach Notification Provisions of PIPEDA Act Go Into Effect Nov. 1, 2018 - • Pursuant to a March 26, 2018 Order in Council, the mandatory breach notification provisions of Canada’s Personal Information...more

Canada’s Data Breach Notification Law Goes Into Effect November 1, 2018

by Murtha Cullina on

The Cabinet in Ottawa quietly proclaimed on March 26, 2018 that the official implementation date for Canada’s much-needed and long-awaited mandatory data breach notification laws will be November 1, 2018.  Oddly enough, the...more

Mandatory Breach Notification Across Canada

by Bennett Jones LLP on

By Order in Council 2018-0369 on March 26, 2018, mandatory breach notification under the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), comes in force November 1, 2018, for all entities subject...more

Preparing for mandatory data breach reporting and record-keeping

by DLA Piper on

There was no shortage of high-profile data incidents in 2017, with massive increases in the number of data breaches over 2016 in both the United States and Canada. The increase in breaches, combined with significant recent...more

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner Recommends European-Style “Right to be Forgotten”

Recently, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) released an important draft Position on Online Reputation (paper). The paper takes the position that current federal privacy legislation, the Personal...more

Recent Developments in Online Privacy Protections for Canadians

by Bennett Jones LLP on

Forget you ever read this - The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) declared last Friday that existing privacy laws allow consumers to ask search engines to remove inaccurate search results and to request...more

Defence + Indemnity: December 2017 - II. Liability Issues B.

by Field Law on

II. LIABILITY ISSUES - B. A landlord conducting a credit check on a prospective tenant without their knowledge or consent does not amount to the privacy tort of intrusion upon seclusion, as the Ontario statute authorized a...more

Proposed Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations Under PIPEDA have been Released

by Bennett Jones LLP on

The Canadian federal government released the proposed Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations under Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) on September 2, 2017....more

Government of Canada publishes proposed “Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations”

by DLA Piper on

On September 2, 2017, the Government of Canada published proposed “Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations”. The proposed regulations relate to the provisions in Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic...more

Healthcare Data: Are You Required to Report a Ransomware Attack?

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If you are a healthcare data custodian that is subject to a ransomware attack, you may be required to report the incident to regulators and to those individuals whose information was subject to the attack....more

Top 10 Issues for Employers, Issue #9: Personal Employee Information

This is the ninth instalment in our Top 10 Issues for Employers series. This instalment addresses privacy risks and best practices for employers with respect to the management of personal employee information. OVERVIEW...more

Highly Confidential Data—A Cybersecurity Risk for Cannabis Related Businesses

by Bennett Jones LLP on

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...more

A Cautionary Tale Regarding Consent and In-Store Tablets

by Dentons on

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) recently released a case summary with implications for retailers attempting to obtain consent for privacy-compliance or anti-spam compliance purposes....more

Endless jurisdiction: Application of PIPEDA and court orders outside of Canada

by Dentons on

Federal Court ruling in A.T. v. Globe24h.com1 raises issues concerning the reach of Canadian courts’ jurisdiction. Overview - In A.T. v. Globe24h.com, the Federal Court of Canada (the Court) held that the Personal...more

New Guidance on Disclosure Exceptions for Investigations and Fraud

by Dentons on

On March 17, 2017, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) published guidance on two new exceptions in PIPEDA permitting disclosure without consent. The guidance is very helpful to interpreting these new...more

Key priorities of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada in 2017

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The privacy law regime in Canada affects any organization whose business involves dealing with the personal information of Canadians. Canada’s main private sector privacy legislation is the federal Personal Information...more

Another Canadian Decision Reaches Outside Canada

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This fascinating Ontario case deals with an Alberta-based individual who complained of certain material that was re-published on the website Globe24h.com based in Romania. The server that hosted the website was located in...more

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