Canada Dashboard Digest

Drivers Unaware of Disclosure Opt-Out

DATA PROTECTION

July 26, 2013

Nova Scotia’s privacy commissioner has said that Service Nova Scotia is violating drivers’ privacy rights by not providing a data-sharing opt-out notification, The Chronicle Herald reports. The program, which shares drivers’ names and addresses with the War Amps key tag program, is supported by the commissioner. “However,” she said, “Service Nova Scotia is legally bound to abide by provisions of our privacy laws.”
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