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.
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Saturday, May 21, 2005
David Canton, one of Canada's leading legal bloggers with eLegal Canton, is a regular contributor to the London Free Press. In today's business section, he advises companies about the privacy issues of printing credit and debit card numbers on receipts:
London Free Press: Business Section - Don't print full card numbers on receipts:
"If they fall into the wrong hands, your debit or credit card numbers can be used to run up charges at your expense.
Businesses should not print debit or credit card numbers on receipts or other documents. Printing them increases the chances of misuse of credit and debit card numbers and is a violation of privacy obligations...."
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