Mondaq Canada: Privacy
Bennett Jones LLP
Summer 2019 saw a flurry of major fines levied against large corporations for data breaches and other privacy violations.
Dentons
On the 8th and 9th of June, 2019, the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy took place in Tskuba, Japan.
Dentons
Does entering someone's house while he is out of the country and stealing his personal documents amount to conduct that is so reprehensible that it might warrant an award for punitive damages on top of damages for...
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
Pharmacists have a range of responsibilities including reviewing prescriptions, educating individuals about medication use and side effects, and acting as a last line of defence to ensure that multiple medications do not interact with one another.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
A key concept of AI is that it is an intelligent system that is able to change its behaviour or adapt based on information or experience.
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
Snooping occurs on a regular basis but few organizations are willing to deal with it.
Field LLP
The Alberta Court of Appeal has recently confirmed that the limitation period under the Alberta Limitations Act
Bennett Jones LLP
The Alberta Court of Appeal in Moore's Industrial Service Ltd. v Kugler, 2019 ABCA 178 has confirmed that the limitation period under the Limitations Act (Alberta)
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
Facebook has been under heavy fire for the better part of the past year. Last week, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit added to the fray in Patel v Facebook Inc.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Businesses often use third party entities to process customer information or transactions and to then relay portions of that information back to the business. Businesses using third parties
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
It is fair to assume that the personal health information provided to medical professionals is kept confidential. Medical professionals and institutions set up policies and procedures to ensure
Cassels Brock
Marco Ciarlariello's article "Canada: The Digital Charter and Shifting Framework for Consent-Based Privacy Legislation" has been published by DataGuidance.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Alberta Court of Appeal clarifies that the limitation period for bringing civil actions for privacy breaches doesn't start running until the time to appeal an OIPC order expires
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Over the last few years, Quebec's Access to Information Commission ("AIC") has rendered several decisions on the concept of "municipal archives"
MLT Aikins LLP
This has in turn made privacy rights and freedom of information more important than ever before.
Miller Thomson LLP
The European Data Protection Regulation allows for fines of up to four percent of global annual turnover.
Miller Thomson LLP
In April of this year, as discussed in our previous blog posts, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada called for changes to the way Canadian privacy law treats transborder personal data transfers, ...
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
Facebook has made history today, but not in a good way. The US Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") announced this morning that Facebook will pay a record-breaking
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
Although privacy issues have been taking over the headlines in recent months, healthcare organizations have been subject to stringent privacy regulations for a number
Miller Thomson LLP
A fraudulent site posing as British Airways had syphoned customer data, including payment information and reservation information, for a period of months.
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Dermann v. Baker, 2019 ONCA 584, the Court considered the qualifying of certain witnesses as experts for the purposes of r. 53.03 of the Rules of Civil Procedure
Gowling WLG
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has just issued a seasonal reminder about the dangers of internet-connected children's toys: they may be recording your children's voices and sharing their locations when they play.
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
Pharmacists have a range of responsibilities including reviewing prescriptions, educating individuals about medication use and side effects, and acting as a last line of defence to ensure that multiple medications do not interact with one another.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Employees and other insiders are a major security risk. A significant portion of cybersecurity incidents are caused or facilitated by the affected organization's insiders,
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Over the next few months, the OEB sought and received comments from various stakeholders on the OEB's proposed form of the Cyber Report and the corresponding amendments to the RRR.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Despite the fast-paced global policy developments and respective investments in artificial intelligence (AI), Canada continues to establish ...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On January 24, 2018, the Office of Superintendent of Financial Institutions ("OSFI") published a Technology and Cyber Security Incident Reporting Advisory ("Advisory") ...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
As part of our quarterly series on current trends across different industries, our first article for 2019 looks at the current landscape of cybersecurity and highlights key legal trends and developments.
Gowling WLG
August is traditionally a quiet month for legal developments as Parliament and the Senior Courts' judges are on their summer holidays.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Several former Yahoo! Inc. executives recently settled a derivative action for US$29-million, following data breaches from 2013 and 2014 that compromised approximately three billion accounts.
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