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The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)

PIPEDA requirements in brief

Personal information, coverage, complaints, principles

Fair information principles

Accountability, identifying purposes, consent, limiting collection, limiting use, disclosure and retention, accuracy, safeguards, openness, individual access, challenging compliance

Legislation and related regulations

Law, related legislation, regulations

Which privacy law applies?

Interactive search based on type of information and organization

Compliance help

Guidance for businesses, specific issues, interpretation bulletins

Legislative reform

Submissions to parliament, recommendations


Privacy Guide for Businesses

What Canadian businesses need to know to comply with federal privacy law

Learn about PIPEDA and find information to help businesses understand and comply with the law.

Ten privacy tips for businesses

Find tips to help businesses respect privacy, and a graphic version you can print and post.

Protecting Your Customers' Privacy [video]

Watch a brief video for businesses to understand the basic requirements of PIPEDA.

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