The typical business model has significantly expanded in recent years, and often includes an element of collecting, using, storing or modifying personal information (also known as “processing”). If you are involved in processing personal information, you may likely be considered a “processor”. As a processor, it is crucial to understand the principles for processing data as well as the rights of the individuals whose personal information you are processing.
The following are some key principles for processing personal data:
- Lawful Reason and Consent: Canadian privacy law typically requires processors to obtain consent from individuals in order to process their