Canada Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act: Quick Reference - 2021 Edition

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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 federal 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 legislation 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 2021 Edition:

  • Discussion of the privacy implications of increasingly sophisticated technologies including facial recognition, location tracking, voice assistants, digital fingerprinting, and more
  • Review of investigations into the privacy practices of social media companies
  • Analysis of COVID-19 and protecting privacy during a pandemic
  • Review of the Digital Charter and other attempts to modernize privacy law in the age of technology
  • Summaries of recent high-profile data breaches and what they can teach us about an organizations obligation to protect customers private information
  • Updates to case law and ongoing litigation
  • Updated analysis and jurisprudence relating to privacy and the employment relationship

Publisher:
Carswell

Practice Area:
Privacy

Jurisdiction:
General

Publication Date:
2019-12-19

Hardcover Specifications

Service #:
30836580

Sub #:
30836364

Pages:
320

Shelf Space:
1

Volume:
N/A

Anticip Unkeep Cost:
N/A

eBook Specifications

ISBN:
9780779893874