Jun 192015
 June 19, 2015  Breaches, Laws, Non-U.S.

Karl Schober writes:

On June 18, 2015, Bill S-4, the Digital Privacy Act was passed by Canada’s House of Commons vote. Bill S-4 was previously passed by Canada’s Senate.

The Digital Privacy Act includes important amendments to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). These include:

Mandatory Breach Notification

When the amendments come into force (on a date yet to be determined), Canada will have a new federal data breach reporting law….

Record Keeping

An organization will also be required to keep records of each and every breach of security safeguards involving personal information under its control and, upon request, provide the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, with access to that record….

Read more on JDSupra.


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