For companies, email is a very important tool because it makes employees more efficient, productive, and it helps them remain informed. As such, setting up…
You already know about the benefits of a Clear Screen Policy — now it’s time to implement one in your organization using our free template.
A five minute coffee break can turn into an hour away from your desk. If your organization places any value on its sensitive information...
PIPEDA gives individuals numerous privacy rights, including the ability to request their personal information from organizations, have them correct any errors, and also file a complaint if they feel their personal information has been inappropriately used or sold.
According to PIPEDA, employee files are specifically referred to as employee personal information and PIPEDA only applies if it is used or disclosed "in connection with the operation of a federal work, undertaking or business."
Knowing your privacy rights and the basics of Canadian privacy legislation will empower you to regain control over your personal information.
Chiara Rustici is a London-based independent EU privacy analyst.
Formerly a tutor in Jurisprudence and in International Law at the University of Edinburgh, teaching fellow in Philosophy of Law at the University of Genoa, CNR (Italian National Research Centre) research fellow for 2000-2001, recipient of multiple postgraduate research grants, she is a published author of legal reasoning articles and the Italian translator of Frederick Schauer's Playing by the Rules.
European Union law-makers have reached agreement in December 2015 on a new Regulation designed to govern the flow and stewardship of personally identifiable data...
In this edition of the Privacy Leader Series we interview Mark Sward, the Director of Privacy with SterlingBackcheck, Canada's leading pre-employment background screening firm and a leader in the industry worldwide.
John Wunderlich is an information privacy & security expert with extensive experience in information privacy and data security. He has designed, built, operated and assessed systems for operations and compliance in the private and public sectors for over 25 years.
All it takes is a careless slip by an employee to cause a massive privacy breach. Read this article to find creative ideas to foster privacy awareness in the office.
Whenever your organization hires any new staff, such as a general employee, volunteer, or contractor, a privacy officer will usually be responsible for conducting, monitoring, or performing introductory and refresher privacy training.
This can seem like a daunting task for new privacy officers, especially if the role of the privacy officer is new in your organization and there is no ...
The key to hiring your organization's first privacy officer shouldn't be a secret. Follow these helpful tips to hire the right privacy officer who fits your organization's needs.
If your organization suffered a serious privacy breach today, how much personal information would it lose? The longer your organization retains personal information...
The weak economy means businesses are cutting costs just to survive the downturn. That means that extra money that may have been spent on data security or the protection of personal information may be overlooked when compared to other expenses that a business needs to incur.
Does the thought of making your business privacy complaint seem like ... the last item on your priority list? Learn how hiring a privacy lawyer can help.
Your organization donates retired computers to a local charity, and only six months later, its name is found on the front page of the ...
To avoid a privacy breach and having sensitive information leak to the public (or to your competitors), implement a document destruction policy as soon as possible.
It is important to understand the difference between organizations that operate in the private and public sector because privacy legislation surrounding both sectors is usually vastly different.