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Canada - Canadian Office of the Privacy Commissioner releases results of GPEN mobile apps privacy sweep
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • December 1 2014

On September 10, 2014, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”) released its findings and general guidance following a recent


Four key rules for collecting biometric data in a privacy-compliant way
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada, Global, Hong Kong
  • December 12 2015

In this post, we provide you with four key rules for collecting biometric data to ensure the collection is privacy-compliant. While extracted from


Supreme Court rules on online anonymity potential impact on fraud investigations?
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • July 18 2014

On June 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada delivered the landmark decision of R. v Spencer ("Spencer"). In this decision, Mr. Justice Thomas


Canada - keeping it clean: devices with display screens may now display labelling information electronically
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • December 1 2014

In early October, Industry Canada issued a notice stating that labelling information that was previously required to be physically marked on


Breaking Up With Ashley Madison: Limits on Retaining Information About Past Users
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia, Canada
  • December 1 2016

When a person deactivates, deletes or disengages with his or her profile on an online service, what happens to that person’s personal information


Canada - new privacy legislation in force in Alberta as of December 17, 2014
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 29 2015

On December 17, 2014, the amendments to the provincial Personal Information Protection Act in Alberta (“PIPA”) came into force. The Government of


Canada - Ontario court awards damages for tort of “intrusion upon seclusion”
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 29 2015

In its decision in McIntosh v. Legal Aid of Ontario (“McIntosh”) in late 2014, the Ontario Superior Court (“Court”) considered the tort of invasion


Canada - CASL provisions on installing computer programs coming into force January 15, 2015
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 29 2015

On January 15, 2015, the provisions of Canada's Anti-Spam Law ("CASL") that apply to the installation of computer programs will come into force


The uncertainty of privacy law continues: Alberta amends its privacy legislation
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 28 2015

As some of our regular readers might recall, in November 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") released an interesting decision declaring


Canada - employee monitoring: it's all about balance
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • November 26 2015

The monitoring of employees is a poignant example of an activity that requires a balance between the interests of different parties. On the one hand