How government’s response to COVID-19 ushered in new privacy protections
Mar 31 2020
As I write this, people are trying to come to terms with a ‘new normal’ and adapting to the restrictions and fears that this health crisis has brought to our everyday lives. I think about our friends in the health and child protection...
Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario Statement on Toronto Police Service Use of Clearview AI Technology
Feb 14 2020
The indiscriminate scraping of the internet to collect images of people’s faces for law enforcement purposes has significant privacy implications for all Ontarians. We have made it clear in the past that my office should be consulted...
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PHIPA Training Video
This video was developed to help health information custodians understand their rights and obligations under the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA). This video includes four distinct segments that depict real life health care scenarios and how PHIPA would apply.
While these scenarios are meant to serve as a guide, they do not encompass the number of hypothetical scenarios which can apply to PHIPA. If you are unsure about a particular situation or have any questions with regards to PHIPA, please contact us.