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While prepared with care to ensure accuracy and completeness, this guide has no legal status. For the official
text of the new law, consult our website atwww.priv.gc.ca
or call the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of
Updated December 2015
This guide deals only with Part 1 of the Act. All references to the Act in this document refer only to Part 1.
Parts 2 to 5 of the Act concern the use of electronic documents and signatures as legal alternatives to original
documents and signatures. For information on these, please contact the Department of Justice.
TO LEARN MORE
This document highlights a number of other resources which provide more detailed information
about how organizations can meet their obligations under PIPEDA. To link to these documents,
please see the electronic version of this guide on the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada