The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: Developments in privacy law and writings of a Canadian privacy lawyer, containing information related to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (aka PIPEDA) and other Canadian and international laws.
The author of this blog, David T.S. Fraser, is a Canadian privacy lawyer who practices with the firm of McInnes Cooper. He is the author of the Physicians' Privacy Manual. He has a national and international practice advising corporations and individuals on matters related to Canadian privacy laws.
For full contact information and a brief bio, please see David's profile.
The views expressed herein are solely the author's and should not be attributed to his employer or clients. Any postings on legal issues are provided as a public service, and do not constitute solicitation or provision of legal advice. The author makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained herein or linked to. Nothing herein should be used as a substitute for the advice of competent counsel.
This web site is presented for informational purposes only. These materials do not constitute legal advice and do not create a solicitor-client relationship between you and David T.S. Fraser. If you are seeking specific advice related to Canadian privacy law or PIPEDA, contact the author, David T.S. Fraser.
Friday, January 02, 2004
For example, PIPEDA requires consent for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information and that consent has to be commensurate with the sensitivity of that information. The thresholds for opt-in, opt-out, express and implied consent are relatively untested.Therefore, anyone who wants to fully understand the law needs to keep up to date on developments at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner and the Federal Court of Canada. I hope to post links on this site to recent findings, decisions and articles on the privacy law. I'll even throw in some of my own thoughts, for good measure. As a preliminary matter, below are a bunch of articles that I've written on the topic of Canadian privacy law that may be of asstance to those trying to find their way through PIPEDA:
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