Cross-border transfers of personal information outside Québec: new requirements for businesses

The Act to modernize legislative provisions as regards the protection of personal information (the Amended Act), adopted on September 21, 2021, makes significant changes to the rules applicable to the communication of personal information outside Québec (specifically, the sharing of information or the granting of remote access, both of which we will refer to as transfers), whether the transfers are to a service provider or to some other category of third party.

In our recent article, we describe the new Québec framework governing international and interprovincial transfers of personal information and provide compliance tips to organisations.

Read our article available on BLG’s website.

This content has been updated on December 14, 2022 at 13 h 16 min.