In today’s society, personal information is collected and used extensively, by individuals and organizations, for a variety of reasons. Advances in technology have a particularly significant impact on the ease with which personal information can be collected, used, shared and combined, introducing new challenges for the protection of personal information.
Explore the topics on this page to learn about privacy issues and find a wide variety of useful information for individuals, businesses and federal institutions.
Businesses (PIPEDA), government (Privacy Act), provinces, sectors
Screening, customs, outsourcing, transferring data
Protecting, appropriate uses
Your rights, protection tips, children, online, devices, raising concerns and complaints
Collecting information, consent, children, advertising, spam, safeguards, breaches, complaints, outsourcing
Requests to businesses and federal government, obligations for organizations
Tenant rights, information collection, landlord obligations
Video surveillance by businesses and governments, police, financial tracking, public safety
Businesses, federal institutions, processes and reports of findings
Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs), public interest disclosures, breach reporting, outsourcing
Employers, human resources (HR), work devices, online services
Genetic testing, biometrics, health privacy, health emergencies
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