Category: Privacy

Is your consent meaningful?

Do you read the privacy policies of every site you visit? Can any of us truly say that we know who has access to our personal information and how they are using it, whether or not we consented to its collection and use? In this day and age, is our consent ever truly informed and meaningful? It should be. Advancements in technology and the dawn of the internet of things have spawned new business models […]

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Privacy: PIPEDA Data Breach Requirements

New PIPEDA Data Breach Reporting and Notification Requirements: What You Need to Know The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA” or the “Act”) provides the privacy legislation framework for Canadian organizations that operate in the private sector. PIPEDA requires organizations to protect information that they collect about an identifiable individual. This information is defined as “personal information” under the Act. Personal information includes personal e-mail addresses, home address, personal telephone number, age, date of […]

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