A key takeaway for organizations is that it is not enough to comply with other provisions in PIPEDA, for example, obtaining meaningful consent. Organizations must still show that their purposes for collecting, using or disclosing personal information are those that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in the circumstances.
Cloud computing may indeed be “one of the biggest revolutions to emerge in recent times,” but it also presents big risks. The global principles, frameworks and standards for risk management and accountability in the cloud itself are still very much playing catch-up...
The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Amendment Act, 2011 (Bill 3) was introduced in the British Columbia legislature on October 4, 2011. The Bill aims to facilitate digitization, compiling, sharing and combining of personal data across government ministries (including the Ministry of Labour, Citizens’ Services and Open Government). Individuals would be able to access government services with a secure digital identification card and personal ID number.
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