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New Regulations: Notification Requirements for Data Breaches

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Mar 26, 2018

On March 26, 2018, the Government of Canada announced that, on November 1, 2018, important changes to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) will come into force.

In an article from Fasken, among other things, the changes will require domestic and foreign organizations subject to PIPEDA to:

  • notify individuals about privacy breaches;
  • report privacy breaches to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and others in certain circumstances; and
  • keep certain records of privacy breaches.

Review summaries from:

Review the press release on the Government of Canada's website.

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