Law 25 is Canada’s latest and most significant privacy legislation development. Quebec’s amended privacy legislation heralds a significant shift in modernizing Canada’s wider privacy landscape.
Website cookies are small files sent by websites to users’ computers, usually without knowledge or specific consent. Cookies can be used to personalize a website, remember users’ preferences, and retain products in electronic shopping carts. A bigger concern for regulators is that cookies can also be used to track online behaviour, activities and interests, and can be accessible by third parties.