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OPC Posts Outsourcing Resources

PRIVACY LAW

January 17, 2014

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) has posted resources for organizations that outsource information, Canadian Cloud Law Blog reports. The OPC’s "Fact Sheet: Privacy and Outsourcing” “leads to two resources depending on whether you're looking at the public sector (Privacy Act) or the private sector (PIPEDA),” the report states, noting in addition to links to resources, the fact sheets contain some general statements to assist organizations. For example, the report states, “Organizations need to make it plain to individuals that their information may be processed in a foreign country and that it may be accessible to law enforcement and national security authorities of that jurisdiction.”
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