Securing Personal Data under PIPEDA

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In an age where data breaches are common, protecting personal information is not just a necessity, but a legal requirement in Canada. Organizations operating under PIPEDA (Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act), must adopt stringent measures to prevent unauthorized access, use, and disposal of personal data. This blog explores the Principle of Limiting Collection, […]

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Understanding PIPEDA: Canada’s Federal Privacy Law

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In this blog, we’re going to explore the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). We’ll explain what PIPEDA is, who it affects, and the main principles behind it. You’ll also learn about the rights it grants to individuals and the obligations it places on businesses. Our goal is to help you understand how […]

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CCPA/CPRA Privacy Notices: Building Trust and Ensuring Compliance

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The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and its amendment, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), require businesses to provide consumers with clear and comprehensive privacy notices. Well-crafted privacy notices are crucial for demonstrating compliance and empowering California consumers with control over their personal information and as such are essential for building trust and ensuring compliance. […]

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How to Implement the New AI Law in Your Company

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The implementation of the AI Act marks a significant stride towards responsible and fair use of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies within the European Union (EU) market. This comprehensive set of rules, proposed by the European Commission in April 2021, targets a broad spectrum of stakeholders in the AI domain, including startups, healthcare entities, and beyond, […]

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Article 14 Guide: Meeting Regulatory Requirements for Personal Data Not Directly Obtained from Data Subjects

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Imagine a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company looking to grow its clientele by purchasing leads from a specialized lead generation firm. These leads come complete with contact details and demographic information of prospective customers. In a similar scenario, envision a real estate agency building a database of potential homebuyers through publicly accessible sources such as property listings […]

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The Future of GDPR: Anticipating GDPR 2.0

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Data protection and privacy have become paramount concerns for individuals and organizations alike. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been instrumental in safeguarding personal data and empowering individuals with greater control over their information. As we look to the future, the question arises: what lies ahead for GDPR? Will there be a GDPR 2.0? […]

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The Evolving Role of Data Protection Officers in the Post-GDPR Landscape

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Data protection has become a critical concern for organizations handling personal data. The implementation of the GDPR has brought significant changes to the way businesses handle and protect data. As a result, the role of Data Protection Officers (DPOs) has evolved to meet the new requirements and challenges. In this article, we explore the evolving […]

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Aligning Canadian Data Protection with EU Standards: A Comprehensive Guide to GDPR and Canada

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As personal data flows across borders with the click of a button, data protection has become a global concern. Two prominent players in this arena are the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Canada’s data protection laws. In this guide, we’ll explore the similarities and differences between these two regulatory frameworks. Our discussion […]

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A Complete Guide to Data Protection in Australia: Adapting to GDPR Standards

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Data protection is of utmost importance for businesses operating in Australia. With the increasing prevalence of data breaches and privacy concerns, organizations need to stay compliant with the relevant regulations to safeguard their customers’ information. While the GDPR is not directly applicable to Australian businesses, there are significant overlaps and similarities between the GDPR and […]

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The Global Impact of GDPR: Ensuring Compliance in Australia and Canada

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) implemented by the European Union (EU) has set a global standard for data privacy and security. While GDPR primarily focuses on EU member states, its impact extends far beyond Europe. Countries like Australia and Canada have also implemented their own regulations to protect the privacy and security of personal […]

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