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Breach video series for your business

September 2020

If you have questions about your responsibilities in regards to mandatory reporting of privacy breaches, you are in the right place.

This video series on breach is for businesses looking for help to better understand their privacy obligations, and to comply with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), Canada’s federal private sector privacy law.

It will also help you learn why good privacy practices are good for business.


Good privacy is good for business.

Your business is responsible for protecting the personal information you have collected.

Whether a privacy breach affects one person or 1,000 people, you need to report it if there is a real risk of significant harm resulting from the breach.

Dealing with breaches transparently is not just about following the law. It sends a message to your customers and clients, staff, or others that even during challenging times, you take their interests to heart.

The OPC can help. There is guidance on this and much more at

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