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Forty hours on privacy

I will be teaching, for a fourth consecutive year, DRT-6929E-A, a privacy law course at the  University of Montreal Law Faculty. The class is offered to Masters degree students and takes place every Monday from 4 to 7pm, January 11 to April 11, 2016. I have been teaching since 2009 (e-commerce law from 2009 – […] Read more

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Top five mistakes when drafting website privacy policies

Many organizations remain very broad in their website privacy policies on the use made of the information collected. Recent bill S-4, the Digital Privacy Act, the federal government’s latest attempt to reform PIPEDA was proclaimed last month and proposes a revised “valid consent” provision (PIPEDA, s. 6.1), by shifting from a subjective standard to a more objective standard. To […] Read more

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Facebook a une nouvelle politique en matière de vie privée

Auteur: Benjamin Dumas-Boisvert, Étudiant au cours de DRT6929E Le 30 janvier dernier, la nouvelle politique de vie privée de Facebook, préalablement annoncée en novembre 2014, est officiellement entrée en vigueur. En effet, des amendements à la politique d’utilisation du service permettent désormais à Facebook de récolter des données sur la navigation de ses utilisateurs hors […] Read more

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Forty hours on privacy

I will be teaching, for a third consecutive year, DRT-6929E-A, a privacy law course at the  University of Montreal Law Faculty. The class is offered to Masters degree students and takes place every Monday from 4 to 7pm, January 12 to April 13, 2015. I have been teaching since 2009 (e-commerce law from 2009 – […] Read more

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How to write a good privacy policy: lessons from the Article 29 WP

At the beginning of 2012, Google announced that it would be adopting one single privacy policy across all of its various services. Immediately, the EU data protection authorities launched an investigation to assess the compliance of Google’s privacy policy with the European Data Protection legislation. The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) (European data protection authorities), […] Read more