PIPEDA Fair Information Principles: Individual Access

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is a privacy law that was enacted to protect the privacy rights of residents of Canada. The right to access one’s personal information is the hallmark of national and international privacy laws. In this blog post, we will explore the rights … Read more

PIPEDA Fair Information Principles: Limiting Collection

In an effort to give individuals control over how their information is handled by private organizations, many countries that have enacted comprehensive privacy laws that include a collection limitation principle. In this article, we will look at how Canada’s privacy law, The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), … Read more

PIPEDA Fair Information Principles: identifying purposes

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is a privacy law that protects the personal information of Canadians. PIPEDA achieves this goal by stipulating certain requirements organizations subject to the law must follow. PIPEDA also imposes heavy penalties on those that fail to comply with its requirements. If … Read more

PIPEDA Fair Information Principles: Identifying Purposes

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is a privacy law that protects the personal information of Canadians. PIPEDA achieves this goal by stipulating certain requirements organizations subject to the law must follow. PIPEDA also imposes heavy penalties on those that fail to comply with its requirements. If … Read more

PIPEDA fair information principles: individual access

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is a privacy law that was enacted to protect the privacy rights of residents of Canada. The right to access one’s personal information is the hallmark of national and international privacy laws. In this blog post, we will explore the PIPEDA … Read more

Consumer rights provided under the Australia Privacy Act of 1988

The Australia Privacy Act, like most privacy laws across the world, provides certain rights to consumers regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of their personal information by another entity. This article will explain what those consumer rights are so that businesses know that they need to include these rights in … Read more

Transferring data outside of Australia

The Australia Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles (AAPs) regulates how personal information is handled by private entities with an annual turnover of at least AU $3 million, and all Commonwealth Government agencies. The Privacy Act and the APPs will apply to any APP entity that is established … Read more

Who does the Australia Privacy Act of 1988 apply to?

The Australia Privacy Act of 1988 regulates the way in which business entities and federal government agencies must handle personal information. There are thirteen Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) enumerated in the Privacy Act. “APP entities” must comply with the Privacy Act. This article will examine who qualifies as an “APP … Read more