Draft American Privacy Act introduced

Best practices in safeguarding data

Podcast: Hill Times political parties and privacy

Cheat Sheet for the proposed American Privacy Rights Act

Your online picture can be used by others

Australian officials commit to overhaul the Privacy Act

Ontario Proposing Legislation To Better Protect Children

Sophisticated Cyber attacks on BC

Microsoft to make security a top priority

Ontario introduces cybersecurity bill

Year: 2020

April 21, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Advisory from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan on Apps that Offer Health Care Consultations

Since the government has said stay home and self-isolate or quarantine and the temporary closure of offices, including those of some health professionals, has been mandated the question of how might I consult a health professional has arisen. The need for health professionals to be in contact with their patients continues during the pandemic and... read more

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April 21, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Statement from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan on Transparency in a Pandemic

As we all know, we are in the middle of a pandemic and many are working hard to protect Saskatchewan. Many are working long hours and assuming risks. All of us need a certain amount of information about the spread of COVID-19 in our province. I have written earlier about a pandemic and privacy and... read more

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April 20, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Updated Statement from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan on COVID-19

Privacy in the Context of COVID-19 Privacy laws are not a barrier to appropriate information sharing in an epidemic. It is important that public bodies, health trustees and private sector organizations know how personal information or personal health information may be shared during an epidemic. How Information May be Shared under Saskatchewan’s Privacy Laws Saskatchewan... read more

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April 20, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Sample access request policy and checklist

In a number of reports issued by my office, we have recommended that the towns/villages/municipalities develop an operational policy regarding processing access to information requests. After a number of questions, it became clear that there didn’t seem to be a sample policy developed for small towns/villages/municipalities. Larger organizations have developed policies that are applicable to... read more

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