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McMillan Privacy Basics Bulletin Series

July 2015 - (McMillan LLP) McMillan LLP < 1 read

Privacy and Data Security are growing areas of concern for businesses. The law in this area is rapidly evolving, and privacy issues regularly feature in headline news stories. As organizations are increasing their investment in data privacy, McMillan’s Privacy Group would like to help our clients understand their core privacy and data protection obligations.

We are pleased to launch an eight week “Privacy Basics” bulletin series to introduce you to some basic privacy concepts and controls, as well as provide some general guidance for privacy compliance in Canada. To access articles in this series, click below.

Issue 1: Privacy policies
Issue 2: Privacy programs
Issue 3: Privacy training
Issue 4: Cybersecurity
Issue 5: Breach response plans
Issue 6: Data protection agreements
Issue 7: Cloud computing
Issue 8: Access requests

We hope that you will find our series useful in planning for your business. Please do not hesitate to contact your McMillan advisor or any member of our Privacy Group, if you have any questions arising out of the bulletins, or other privacy and data protection matters affecting your organization.

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