Office Of The Privacy Commissioner Of Canada – Privacy Topics
Topics about privacy issues and information for individuals, businesses and federal institutions.
The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)
PIPEDA regulates how private-sector organizations collect, use, and disclose personal information in the pursuit of commercial activities. Provinces that have general private-sector laws deemed substantially similar to PIPEDA, are not covered by the act: Alberta, British Columbia and Quebec.
Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) – Alberta, British Columbia
PIPA applies to provincial private sector organizations, businesses and, in some instances, to non-profit organizations for the protection of personal information and to provide a right of access to an individual’s own personal information.
Act Respecting The Protection Of Personal Information In The Private Sector – Quebec (PDF)