Articles 2019

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Aujourdʼhui

No Coffee Breaks from Privacy Compliance - A Cautionary Tale for App Developers

  • 07 juillet 2022
  • Roland Hung and Ida Sherkat

Mobile applications have become synonymous with organizations’ outreach initiatives. The recent joint investigation by federal and provincial privacy authorities into the Tim Hortons app emphasizes the need for companies to consider Canadian privacy laws when designing their apps.

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Divisional Court Affirms High Bar in Data Breach Class Actions

  • 22 avril 2022
  • Shalom Cumbo-Steinmetz and Alina Butt

Shalom Cumbo-Steinmetz and Alina Butt discuss key takeaways from a recent Divisional Court decision overturning certification in a data breach class action involving private health information.

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ESG as the Next Frontier in Privacy and Data Governance: Moving Beyond Regulatory Compliance

  • 11 avril 2022
  • Ronak Shah and George Boynton Payne

Ronak Shah and George Boynton Payne discuss a growing trend among organizations to include privacy and data governance metrics and disclosure as part of their environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting framework, and highlight practical steps an organization can take to move beyond a traditional regulatory compliance approach to privacy and security.

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Changing Tides for the Use of Intrusion upon Seclusion in Data Breach Class Actions

  • 14 février 2022
  • Chloe Snider and Hala Abdul Ghani

The common law tort of intrusion upon seclusion continues to develop, as does its use in the class action context. Chloe Snider and Hala Abdul Ghani explore four recent decisions that demonstrate a shift in the use of this tort in large data breach cases.

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B.C., Alberta and Quebec Privacy Regulators Issue Binding Orders Directing Clearview AI to Comply with Recommendations

B.C., Alberta and Quebec Privacy Regulators Issue Binding Orders Directing Clearview AI to Comply with Recommendations

  • 21 janvier 2022
  • Ellen Xu

On December 14, 2021, the British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec privacy regulators issued separate legally binding orders directing Clearview AI to comply with recommendations made in their recent Report of Findings coauthored with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. Ellen Xu explores the practices that gave rise to the investigation against Clearview and the recommendations with which Clearview has been ordered to comply.

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China's New Privacy Legislation: The Personal Information Protection Law

  • 21 janvier 2022
  • Nicholas Wall

On November 1, 2021, the new law governing privacy in the People's Republic of China (PRC) came into effect. The Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) contains substantive privacy obligations and has the potential to significantly impact organizations operating both within and outside of the PRC. Nicholas Wall provides an overview of PIPL's scope of application, central principles and restrictions on cross-border transfers.

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Welcome Message from the Chair

  • 28 septembre 2021
  • Jaime Cardy

An introductory welcome to the 2021-2022 Season from the Privacy and Access to Information Law Section Chair, Jaime Cardy.

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