A Guide to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, 2016 Edition

Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Format::  Book, 2
ISBN:: 9780433483007


Post Bill S-4 – A new era for management and protection of personal information
With the passage of Bill S-4 on June 18, 2015, Canada enters into a new era of management and protection of personal information. This timely guide explains the amendments from Bill S-4 to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and advises on best practices, under the new regime, for the collection, use and disclosure of information.

Part 1 of this Guide explains in detail the operative provisions of Part 1 of PIPEDA and Schedule 1 relating to personal information protection. Part 2 of this Guide explains the electronic documents provisions of Parts 2 to 6 of PIPEDA and the related Schedules.


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Table of Contents

Table of Cases

Part 1: Personal Information Protection
Chapter 1: Purpose, Application and Structure
Chapter 2: What is Personal Information
Chapter 3: Consent and Appropriate Purposes
Chapter 4: Exceptions to the Consent Requirement
Chapter 5: Obligations in Connection with Personal Information
Chapter 6: Enforcement

Part 2: Electronic Documents
A. Purpose of the Act
B. Electronic Document Defined
C. Electronic Actions and Documents
D. Electronic Signatures

Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act
Regulations Pursuant to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act

Timothy M. Banks

Timothy M. Banks is Partner at Dentons Canada LLP and the Canadian leader of the firm's global Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice. He is also the Privacy Officer for the Canadian region of the firm. He is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and holds the CIPP/C and CIPM designations issued by that association. Tim provides practical compliance advice and risk management assessments relating to Canadian federal and provincial privacy legislation and is frequently called upon by industry publications and associations to comment on developments in privacy laws. He is listed as a leading lawyer in The Best Lawyers in Canada, 2015. He is also the author of numerous precedents and practice notes for Lexis Practice Advisor.

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