Successfully argued that an employer’s use of personal data in a legal proceeding was not a breach of existing privacy law.
Overview Privacy and anti-spam compliance.
Overview What is Your Privacy and Cybersecurity Electronic Quotient (EQ)? Moderated by Stephanie J. Kalinowski.
Benefits and Pensions Monitor has mentioned Hicks Morley lawyers in two daily news alerts on June 21, 2018…
The Lawyer’s Daily quoted Hicks Morley’s Daniel Michaluk in a September 14, 2017 article titled “Ottawa releases proposed regulations on data breach notifications.” The article explores how private sector organizations following federal privacy law will have to provide breach notifications to customers and the privacy commissioner where it is reasonable to believe that the breach creates a “real risk of significant harm”.
Organizations subject to Canadian privacy law should be aware that the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (together with the Australian Information Commissioner) recently issued a report on the 2015 breach of the Ashley Madison website – a breach that affected nearly 35 million individuals who had used the online dating site for adults…
Daniel Michaluk was quoted in the August 26, 2016 issue of The Lawyers Weekly. The article, “Privacy body eyes consent law, mulls changes,” details the issues the consent model has under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, after the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada published a consultation paper that examines its practicality in today’s world of cloud computing, data analytics and the Internet of Things…
Topic Update on Data Security Breaches, Updates and Legal Guidance
Change is a constant in the human resources world: ongoing developments in the law, whether through new legislation or the courts, and the rapid evolution of best practices create a fast-paced learning environment for human resources professionals.
Topic A Fine Balance: Minimizing Risks of Negligent Hiring vs. Employee Privacy and Human Rights