Be Prepared. Be Protected. Understand PIPEDA with this quick reference.
Threats to privacy primarily occur due to new ways in which information is collected and used. Be prepared. Be protected. Understand this important privacy legislation. This Quick Reference explains employer requirements under the Canada Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). PIPEDA applies to organizations that collect, use or disclose personal information within a province or territory, unless that province or territory has passed a law similar to the provisions of this Act. The authors have described the overall requirements of PIPEDA, plus its real and potential impact.
NEW IN THE 2017 EDITION
- Findings from the Privacy Commissioner of Canada regarding its jurisdiction over foreign website developers.
- Updates regarding recent amendments to PIPEDA, including regarding upcoming regulations on data breach notification and reporting under PIPEDA.
- An explanation of the changes to consent requirements for business transactions and employment relationships.
- A summary of recent Office of the Privacy Commissioner reports discussing new technological challenges to consent.
- The inclusion of a new section regarding the tort of intrusion upon seclusion.
- A summary of the Privacy Commissioner’s recommended best practices for human resource professionals working in federally regulated organizations.