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Commissioner Launches Privacy Tool for Businesses

ONLINE PRIVACY

October 22, 2010

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) has announced that during Small Business Week this week, it is launching an enhanced online tool to help businesses protect their customers' privacy. "Businesses--big and small--are now collecting personal information about their customers," explained Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart, "and while most follow privacy laws and handle data safely, many still need help to establish the necessary privacy practices that will protect their customers and garner their trust." The Privacy for Small Business online tool offers interactive privacy assessments and the information businesses need to comply with privacy laws and to provide customers with privacy protection.
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