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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Monday, February 26, 2007
A bunch of new findings have been released on the Privacy Commissioner's website recently:
Commissioner's Findings - Privacy Commissioner of Canada
- PIPEDA Case summary #364: Employer agrees to revise language of consent form regarding exchange of health information
- PIPEDA Case summary #363: Registrar collects personal information to combat domain name hijacking
- PIPEDA Case summary #362: Insurance adjuster readjusts its collection practices
- PIPEDA Case summary #361: Retailer requires photo identification to exchange an item
- PIPEDA Case summary #360: Bank erroneously e-mails employees’ personal information to client
- PIPEDA Case summary #359: Bank reported accurate information regarding bounced cheque
- PIPEDA Case summary #358: Individual objects to insurance company’s consent requirements
- PIPEDA Case summary #356: Customer’s banking personal information found in a recycling bin
- PIPEDA Case summary #355: Funeral home’s disclosure in pursuit of a debt allowed under the Act
- PIPEDA Case summary #354: Fees for access questioned
- PIPEDA Case summary #353: Bank’s Ombudsman revises agreement to clearly explain exchanges of personal information between it and the bank
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