Second Edition

Whether you’re a Canadian privacy officer or work with clients or organizations based in Canada, this handy reference guide brings into focus all of the notable Canadian data protection laws and standards, including the Privacy Act and the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). This second edition has been updated to include sections on:

  • Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)
  • Work product
  • Trans-border data flows
  • Breach notification requirements

In addition, updated privacy incidents and real world examples demonstrate how privacy laws and policies are interpreted and implemented.

Canadian Privacy is the official reference for the IAPP’s Canadian information privacy credentialing program, the CIPP/C, as well as a valuable tool for Canadian corporate privacy officers, and anyone responsible for information risk management, information security, information auditing or legal compliance within Canada.

Back cover | Table of contents | Sample chapter


Price $65.00

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Kris Klein, CIPP/C
Managing Director, IAPP Canada

Kris Klein, LLB, CIPP/C is one of Canada’s leading experts in the application of the access to information and privacy laws in Canada. He is a founding partner of nNovation LLP and previously served as litigation counsel for the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and the Federal Department of Justice. Klein has co-authored several books on privacy including The Law of Privacy in Canada and Privacy in Employment: Control of Personal Information in the Workplace. He serves as the managing director of IAPP Canada and publishes PrivacyScan, a research-based subscription database, and the Klein and Kratchanov Report, a monthly newsletter on legal developments in privacy and access issues in Canada.

Key topic areas covered include:

  • Canadian privacy basics, including classes of privacy, Canadian perspectives on privacy and the Canadian legal system
  • Canadian private sector laws and practices
  • Canadian public sector laws and practices
  • Canadian health information privacy
  • International privacy law basics—the EU, Asia Pacific and the U.S.


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