In the context of the adoption of the Act to Modernize Legislative Provisions respecting the Protection of Personal Information (“Bill 64”) on September 22, 2021, the Commission d'accès à l'information du Québec (“CAI”) has announced the creation of a workspace dedicated to Bill 64 compliance, in which it will publish various support and awareness tools.
confidentiality of personal information
The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has an Interpretation Bulletin dealing with privacy safeguards that can serve as helpful guidance for organizations who are subject to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
You may be wondering, what exactly is “safeguarding” personal information? Thankfully, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has clarified how safeguarding can reduce the risk of privacy breaches.