The Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CPPA) will make substantial changes to Canada’s privacy law. In this post I examine the significant proposed changes to the law as they relate to personal information that has been “de-identified”.
Consumer Privacy Protection Act
On November 16, 2020, the federal government introduced the Consumer Privacy Protection Act (“CPPA”), which, if enacted, will provide organizations with greater clarity regarding their obligations when engaging third party service providers to process personal information outside Canada. In this blog, we explore how the core concepts of cross-border transfers of personal information for processing are evolving after a brief period of major uncertainty.
Federal privacy laws are getting an update. The federal government has introduced a new bill which proposes to tighten and clarify the law around the protection of personal information and personal privacy and also give enforcement more teeth.