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Privacy

Mounting public concern about privacy issues such as identity theft and online tracking is turning up the heat on all businesses and governments in Canada to protect personal information. It's essential that you keep up with growing privacy laws and legislative restrictions on the commercial use of data and protect against unwarranted intrusions.

Our national team of privacy lawyers is highly respected for assisting major Canadian and international public and private sector clients to meet or exceed industry standards and government requirements. Our multinational clients look to us for help complying with laws and implementing industry codes of privacy conduct in various jurisdictions.

Our clients include financial institutions, manufacturing and pharmaceutical companies, information technology providers, municipalities, educational and medical institutions and not-for-profit organizations.

We help you assess your privacy policies and practices and make the necessary changes to ensure compliance with industry standards and provincial, federal and international regulations. We assist you in building and maintaining a cost-effective, all-encompassing privacy program. And we advise you regarding privacy requests, complaints, regulatory interventions and court actions.

Leading companies rely on us because we:

  • are always up-to-date. With the best knowledge-management system in the country, we have the latest judicial and policy changes at our fingertips;
  • have the bench strength. As a full-service firm, we tailor our team to meet the specific size and needs of your company;
  • provide national and provincial expertise. With offices across the country, we guide you through the complex variations in federal and provincial legislation; and
  • provide practical advice on:
    • data transfer across borders;
    • website compliance;
    • access rights;
    • human resources systems;
    • confidentiality agreements;
    • privacy audits;
    • credit reporting;
    • government access to electronic records; and
    • requests for information.

You can rely on us to provide practical and cost-effective support in developing strategies, managing day-to-day operations and responding to litigation.


View a list of lawyers who practice in this area of expertise.

For more information, please contact:

MONTREAL

Charles S. Morgan
514-397-4230
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Jacques Rousse
514-397-4103
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QUEBEC

Pierre Jolin
418-521-3042
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TORONTO

Trevor Lawson
416-601-8227
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