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Found 10 records similar to 2020-21 Survey of Canadians on Privacy-Related Issues
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) commissioned Phoenix Strategic Perspectives (Phoenix SPI) to conduct quantitative research with Canadian businesses on privacy‐related issues. To address its information needs, the OPC conducts surveys with businesses every two years to inform and guide outreach efforts. The objectives of this research were to collect data on the type of privacy policies and practices businesses have in place; on businesses’ compliance with the law; and on businesses’ awareness and approaches to privacy protection. The findings will be used to help the OPC provide guidance to both individuals and organizations on privacy issues; and enhance its outreach efforts with small businesses, which can be an effective way to achieve positive change for privacy protection.
Phoenix Strategic Perspectives Inc. (Phoenix SPI) was commissioned by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) to conduct a telephone survey of Canadians on privacy-related issues. The OPC’s mandate to protect and promote privacy rights includes promoting awareness and understanding of privacy issues by the Canadian public. In support of this, the OPC conducts public opinion research with the general population every two years. This year’s research was designed to explore privacy issues that fall under the OPC’s four strategic privacy priorities: economics of personal information; government surveillance; reputation and privacy; and the body as information.
Provides information on the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada’s administration of its privacy activities under the Privacy Act for 2020–21
The Privacy Act came into effect on July 1, 1983. The Act protects the privacy of individuals with respect to their personal information that is held by government institutions, and provides these individuals with a right of access to their information. In addition, the Privacy Act gives individuals substantial control over the collection, use and disclosure of their personal information. Section 72 of the Privacy Act requires that the head of every government institution submit an annual report to Parliament, detailing the administration of the Act within the institution for each fiscal year.
Compilation of statistical information about access to information and privacy submitted by government institutions subject to the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act.
In accordance with Section 72 of the Privacy Act, the Annual Report on the administration of the Privacy Act at NRC describes how NRC discharged its responsibilities in relation to the Act in each fiscal year. The Annual Report is to be tabled in Parliament in accordance with section 72 of the Privacy Act.
The summaries for completed Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA) conducted by Shared Services Canada. Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA) are used to identify the potential privacy risks of new or redesigned federal government programs or services. They also help eliminate or reduce any identified risks to an acceptable level or possibly determine new risks by virtue of monitoring an established privacy management plan, which is a part of the PIA process. In accordance with the Treasury Board Directive on Privacy Impact Assessment, virtually all government institutions, as defined in the Privacy Act, must conduct PIAs for new or redesigned programs and services that raise privacy issues.
Briefing binder used by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Daniel Therrien, as a witness before the Standing Committee on INDU on May 29, 2020 on the Canadian Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The Privacy Act became law on July 1, 1983. The Privacy Act extends to individuals the right of access to information about themselves held by the government, subject to specific and limited exceptions. The Act also protects the privacy of individuals by preventing others from having access to their personal information and gives individuals substantial control over its collection, use and disclosure. Section 72 of the Privacy Act requires that the head of every government institution prepares for submission to Parliament, an annual report on the administration of the Act within the institution during each financial year.
Annual report to Parliament summarizing the Department of National Defence’s administration of the Privacy Act.