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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Friday, May 12, 2006
The US Federal Trade Commission has just settled a case with Nations Title Agency and its parent company, Nations Holding Company, for dumping customers' loan applications in dumpsters instead of properly disposing of them. There does not appear to be a fine involved. See:
Feds Ding Data 'Dumpster'
The Kansas City-based NHC settled with the FTC Wednesday, agreeing to not misrepresent the extent of its data protection safeguards. The company also agreed to establish and maintain a comprehensive information security program subject to third-party audits for the next 20 years.
Labels: information breaches
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