Privacy laws in Canada: to infinite fees and beyond
If you’re a business that hasn’t dotted the i’s and crossed the t’s when it comes to privacy compliance, then you may have your own Buzz Lightyear—“this is an intergalactic emergency”—moment. Both the Feds and Ontario have proposed new privacy legislation: the Feds introduced the Consumer Pr…Continue reading the post titled Privacy laws in Canada: to infinite fees and beyond
Privacy policies: Why are they important?
Driving into the future: Privacy and insurance implications of self-driving cars
Back in the early 90s, shows like Transformers and Knight Rider shaped and invigorated the imagination of young kids by integrating well known cars with computerized, autonomous, and intelligent personalities. The cars drove themselves; both literally and in personality. Today this story, wh…Continue reading the post titled Driving into the future: Privacy and insurance implications of self-driving cars
Top five things you need to know to get your business to be PCI compliant
Does your business accept payment via credit card? If so, you will likely need to be PCI compliant. This article provides a step-by-step guide for beginners on what PCI compliance is and how to get your business PCI compliant. 1. What is PCI DSS? The PCI Security Standards Council (the “Coun…Continue reading the post titled Top five things you need to know to get your business to be PCI compliant
A new Privacy Commissioner may be coming to town
Lawyers have been chatting around the water cooler about “Bill C-11”. But what is that and how does it affect you? As explained in our previous article about whether the Prime Minister could ban TikTok, the data privacy of Canadians is governed by PIPEDA. This Act sets Canada’s current stand…Continue reading the post titled A new Privacy Commissioner may be coming to town
When is a Freedom of Information request frivolous or vexatious?
Freedom of information requests will be refused if they are “frivolous or vexatious.” The bar is very high for a request to be considered frivolous or vexatious – the head of the institution that is refusing the claim needs to have evidence to substantiate their decision. This short article …Continue reading the post titled When is a Freedom of Information request frivolous or vexatious?
Could the Prime Minister ban TikTok?
Short answer: Probably not on his own. He likely needs Parliament’s help. But why are we talking about banning TikTok? As many of our readers know, President Trump has been trying to ban TikTok for months now. On August 6, 2020, President Trump issued executive order 13942 giving authority t…Continue reading the post titled Could the Prime Minister ban TikTok?