Textbook Key

F: Foundations of Information Privacy and Data Protection

US: U.S. Private-sector Privacy

C: Canadian Privacy

E: European Privacy

G: U.S. Government Privacy

IT: Privacy in Information Technology

M: Privacy Program Management

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Privacy Commissioner of Canada

The individual who is mandated by PIPEDA to enforce the act. The commissioner has broad power to examine documents, but some documents may be shielded by solicitor-client privilege. The commissioner conducts investigations under a cloak of confidentiality, but public reports with non-binding recommendations are ultimately issued. This individual is mandated by PIPEDA to enforce PIPEDA. Aggrieved individuals also have a right to complain to the commissioner.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: C30

Associated law(s): PIPEDA