Tag: Surveillance

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Ontario joins Canadian privacy regulators in passing resolutions on the privacy of young people and workers

TORONTO, ON, October 6, 2023 — Privacy authorities from across the country are calling on their respective governments to improve privacy legislation to protect young people and employees — groups that are significantly vulnerable, each in their own way, to the growing influence of digital...

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- Published on Oct 6, 2023

Submission for the Five-Year Review of the Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015

On September 11, 2023, the IPC provided a submission to the Ministry of the Solicitor General as part of the Five-Year Review of the Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015 . The submission includes eight recommendations on how the police record check regime can be improved to better balance the


- Published on Sep 12, 2023

Considering Video Surveillance?

There are a number of important factors Ontario institutions should consider before implementing a video surveillance system. Most importantly, video surveillance must be used in a way that protects individual privacy to be compliant with the law. These requirements are outlined in our new fact


- Published on Nov 9, 2016

Fact Sheet: Video Surveillance

This fact sheet highlights the important factors an institution must consider before implementing a video surveillance system.


- Published on Nov 9, 2016

Best Practices for Automated Licence Plate Recognition Technologies

Automated licence plate recognition (ALPR) technologies can quickly capture and match large volumes of licence plate numbers to lists of plates stored in a database. Police services in Ontario use ALPR systems to match licence plates with lists of plates, such as stolen and expired plates and plates


- Published on Sep 21, 2016

IPC Privacy Day Event – Government and Big Data

Event - January 25, 2017, 7pm - 7pm
WEBCAST HAS BEEN ARCHIVED HERE . • An HTML5 compliant browser is required such as: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge or Apple Safari. Internet Explorer is NOT supported . Government and Big Data: Privacy Risks and Solutions Privacy Day Event - January 26, 2017 9 - 11:30 a.m. Big data is

Guidelines for the Use of Video Surveillance

Many institutions turn to video surveillance to help them fulfil their obligations to protect the safety of individuals and the security of their equipment and property. Video footage captured by cameras is regularly used to assist in the investigation of wrongdoing. However, the use of these


- Published on Oct 6, 2015

The Security-Privacy Paradox: Issues, Misconceptions and Strategies

This joint paper produced by IPC Ontario and Deloitte & Touche provides hands-on advice for developing strategies for information security and privacy protection.


- Published on Aug 1, 2003

Concerns and Recommendations Regarding Government Public Key Infrastructures for Citizens

Examines the potential impact of PKI on the protection of personal privacy and makes recommendations for officials establishing such systems.


- Published on Dec 1, 2002