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Canadian Privacy Commissioners jointly issue guidelines to organizations for obtaining meaningful consent

data privacyThe Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Alberta and British Columbia have jointly issued guidelines aimed at assisting organizations to obtain meaningful consent from individuals for the collection, use and disclosure of their personal information.

The Guidelines came into effect in January … Continue Reading

CRTC issues first compliance and enforcement decision under CASL

On October 26, 2016, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) released its first compliance and enforcement decision under Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL).

Until now, CRTC CASL enforcement actions have taken the form of settlements reached in confidential negotiations between … Continue Reading