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[Infographic] How is PIPEDA Enforced?
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Privacy Policy
Posted on Monday, December 19th, 2016 by

PIPEDA is administered by the federal Privacy Commissioner, who has the authority to make public statements on violations of the Act and/or refer serious cases to the Federal Court. Here are 5 steps on how the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act is enforced.

If you are not familiar with PIPEDA, read more about what it stands for here.

How is PIPEDA enforced-

For more information about your obligations on PIPEDA, read my blog post about the Ashley Madison hack and understand the safeguards put in place by the victim organization at the time of the breach and in light of the act.


Vanessa Henri
About author:
Vanessa Henri holds a Master’s of Law degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and specializes in data security and privacy. Throughout her academic path, she has worked on topics such as cyber-espionage, and her studies on the Dark Web were funded by the Quebec Bar associations, prior to publication in the Canadian Journal for Law and Technologies. She has published a variety of other data privacy-related materials, and has contributed as a speaker to various conferences about data protection law and liabilities. As part of her current role as Director of Legal Affairs and Compliance at Hitachi Systems Security, Vanessa also specializes in the creation of privacy compliance programs for our clients.


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