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  • PIPEDA, disclosure without consent and COVID-19 in Canada

    On Saturday April 4, 2020, newspapers in Québec reported the geolocation of a person infected with COVID-19 through cell phone data by the Québec City Police Service (SPVQ). Lawful access was based on section 108 of the Québec Public Health Act, which provides for the issuance of an order by the pub … Read more »

  • Privacy law in the context of pandemics

    Chantal Bernier, National Practice Leader, Privacy and Cybersecurity, and Trevor Neiman, Dentons Canada, adapting “Pandemics in a Connected World: Integrating Privacy with Public Health Surveillance,” by Chantal  Bernier, Liane Fong and Timothy M. Banks, in the University of New Brunswick Law Journa … Read more »

  • ICO Publishes Age Appropriate Design Code of Practice for Online Products and Services accessed by Children

    On 21 January 2020, the ICO published the Age Appropriate Design Code of Practice. The Code is available here. Who does the Code apply to? The Code applies to information society services which are likely to be accessed by under-18s. The ISS does not have to be deliberately directed at children.This … Read more »

  • Brexit impact on privacy

    On Friday, January 31, 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) left the European Union (EU) after 47 years as part of the union. While the UK has ceased to be part of the EU when the clock struck midnight in Brussels, the UK and EU have agreed to a transition period until the end of 2020, to allow the UK to c … Read more »

  • INSIGHT: DASHBOARD Act Could Be Unintended Game Changer for Data Breach Valuation

    Senators Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) have proposed the Designing Accounting Safeguards to Help Broaden Oversight and Regulations on Data Act, or “DASHBOARD Act.” The bipartisan legislation seeks to impose a series of new regulations on major commercial data operators. Among the new r … Read more »