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Knowledge Circle

Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
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The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)

National • French, English • Law, Technology

PIPEDA is a privacy law protecting peoples information that is sent electronically. This includes the internet. Personal information can only be used for the purposes for which it was collected. If an organization is going to use it for another purpose, they must obtain consent again. Personal information must be protected by appropriate safeguards.


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