June 2018 - Sotos Class Actions

High Time for Canada to bring into force law requiring notification of data breaches

By Jean-Marc Leclerc of Sotos Class Actions. In July 2015, the Government of Canada amended the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act to require companies to disclose data breaches to the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and to affected individuals. The amendments would require companies to disclose breaches “if it is reasonable in the circumstances […]

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