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Privacy Law Update: Complying with Privacy Legislation, “Best Practices” and Current Issues

Date

October 26, 2007

AUTHOR(s)

Trevor Lawson
Daniel Pugen


Overview

Currently, there is a patchwork of privacy legislation across Canada applying to different organizations in varying degrees. In all Canadian jurisdictions, there is some form of privacy legislation that protects the confidentiality of personal information and limits the manner in which private sector organizations may collect, use, disclose and retain personal information in the course of their commercial activities and, in some jurisdictions, in relation to their employees.

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