Optrics Insider – Canadian Mall Collects Biometric Data Without the Customer’s Knowledge

Join Scott Young and Shaun Sturby from Optrics Engineering as as they discuss why a Canadian mall developer is under investigation by the Canadian Privacy commission on collecting customer biometric data without their knowledge.Further Reading:CBC – Canadian Mall Customers’ Images Collected Without Their KnowledgeJoint investigation of the Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited by the Privacy Commissioner […]

Personal Information Protection & Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Changes

On March 26, 2018, the Government of Canada quietly announced that, on November 1, 2018, important changes to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) will come into force. This has not met with the fanfare of the EU’s GDPR (General Data Privacy Regulation) but is of significant note for those business in […]