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Private Sector Privacy Bill Introduced in Manitoba

April 27, 2012

A Private Member's Bill entitled, the Personal Information Protection and Identity Theft Prevention Act, was recently introduced in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. The Bill applies to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by private sector organizations.

The Bill contains a mandatory security breach notification requirement and a private right of action that allows an individual to commence an action against an organization for a failure (i) to protect personal information in its custody or control, or (ii) to provide notice of a security breach if it was not reasonable for the organization to have been satisfied that personal information would not be used unlawfully. 

Conference Updates  

Our 2012 Annual Privacy Conference agenda has been updated. The conference will be held on Thursday, June 7th at the Heenan Blaikie Offices in Toronto. We hope you can join us for this unparalleled opportunity to interact with privacy regulators, leading chief privacy officers, and privacy experts. Details & Registration Information >>

You may also be interested in our Hot Issues in Access to Information half-day conference held on the following morning, June 8th, which can be attended either in person or via Live Stream.
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