Privacy Breach Response – Prevention of Future Breaches

Canadian privacy commissioners have emphasized the importance of the final step of a privacy breach response process — prevention and lessons learned. The recent decision by the British Columbia Court of Appeal in Ari v. Insurance Corporation of British Columbia confirms that an organization’s failure to learn from past privacy breaches and prevent future privacy breaches might justify an award of punitive damages.

This content has been updated on May 2, 2024 at 13 h 54 min.