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Privacy Tech-Know Blog: Who's Watching Where You're Driving?

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When you drive down the road or park your car, have you considered who might be recording where your car was at any given time, and where that information is stored and shared? Public agencies and private companies are using Automated Licence Plate Recognition (ALPR) systems to track vehicles throughout Canada, today.

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Privacy Commissioner launches investigation of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada breach of student loan recipient information

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) announced today that it is launching an investigation into a breach involving the personal information about more than half a million clients of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) and 250 departmental employees.

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OPC launches new online complaint form

Canadians who are concerned that their privacy has been compromised now have another way to submit complaints to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC). The Office has launched an online complaint form on its website. The form helps users compile and submit electronically all the information needed to properly file a privacy complaint under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), Canada’s federal private-sector privacy law, or under the Privacy Act, which applies to the federal public sector.

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