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PIPEDA Free Tools and Information

PIPEDA is the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act which became fully effective in January of 2004. In a world of ubiquitous computing and information sharing it is increasingly difficult to ensure appropriate use and protection of personal information. Strong privacy governance and management within organizations are effective means of mitigating privacy risks and ensuring that fair information principles are applied in business decisions and day to day operations.Gathered below is free information about PIPEDA to individuals, healthcare organizations and businesses in Canada.

PIPEDA News

Click here to find out the latest news stories involving PIPEDA.

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PIPEDA Self-Assessment Tool

This tool is offered to guide you in evaluating and improving your personal information management systems and practices. It is designed for medium to large private sector organizations which are subject to Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, but may be adapted and used by others wishing to apply PIPEDA principles.

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The PIPEDA Act

The purpose of this Act is to extend the present laws of Canada that protect the privacy of individuals with respect to personal information about themselves held by a government institution and that provide individuals with a right of access to that information. Please click the link below for full details on the PIPEDA Act.

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PIPEDA Videos and Tools

This helpful link will provide you with  tools and videos to help you with the understanding of PIPEDA. Self Assessment, e-learning, compliance and many more tools along with  podcasts and videos to get you started with compliance and understanding  of PIPEDA.

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