Notes from the IAPP Canada Managing Director, Aug. 12, 2022

(Aug 11, 2022) Canada's had what has become known in the industry as "data subject access rights" since the 1990s. They weren’t always called DSARs and I think we have Cali... Read More

CIBC, fintech provider sign open banking deal

(Aug 11, 2022) The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and financial technology provider MX partnered on an open banking agreement to streamline customers' third-party finan... Read More

OPC publishes biannual privacy operations management survey

(Aug 11, 2022) The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada released the results of its biannual survey gauging organizations' privacy practices and compliance measures... Read More

Former Canadian privacy commissioner was unaware of RCMP's spyware use

(Aug 10, 2022) Former Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel Therrien said he was “surprised” when he heard of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s use of spyware, Politico r... Read More

OPC testifies on RCMP surveillance tactics

(Aug 9, 2022) Privacy Commissioner of Canada Philippe Dufresne appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics to test... Read More

Snap creates 'Family Center' for parents to monitor their kids' interactions

(Aug 9, 2022) Snapchat’s parent company, Snap, introduced tools for parents to view who their child interacts with, Reuters reports. However, parents are not able to view ... Read More

Upcoming IAPP web conferences: Consumer perspectives on data privacy and enhancing privacy programs

(Aug 9, 2022) Aug. 10: Join the IAPP for a web conference titled “... Read More

Global News Roundup: Aug. 2-8, 2022

(Aug 8, 2022) In this week’s global legislative roundup, France’s data protection authority, the Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés, proposed fining ad... Read More

Twitter glitch allowed anonymous accounts to be identified

(Aug 8, 2022) Twitter announced a security glitch that allowed users a chance to identify other users who tweeted under assumed names, MediaPost reports. Company officials... Read More

Roundup: France, India, US and more

(Aug 8, 2022) In this week’s global legislative roundup, France’s data protection authority, the Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés, proposed fining ad... Read More