Limited Protection of Dependents’ Personal Information in Group Insurance Matters
A group insurance policy often involves several parties, namely the insurance company, the plan administrator and the insured employee (or “member” of the plan), who rarely however has any negotiating power in this regard. In addition, it is often the case that a member’s dependents will be eligible for benefits under the policy. Administering a […] Read more
Q. When is adequacy never adequate? A. When Quebec’s data protection law is considered ‘inadequate’ for Europe.
On June 4, 2014, the Article 29 Working Party released its Opinion 7/2014 in which it provides its recommendations to the European Commission on whether the relevant provisions of the Civil Code of Québec and the Quebec Act on the Protection of Personal Information in the Private Sector ensure an adequate level of protection for international data transfers […] Read more
Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) will take effect at the beginning of July. What do organizations need to know about which electronic messages are affected, when consent will be required and what processes must be in place to ensure compliance. With the adoption of Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) in July, the new legislation will impose cumbersome […] Read more