CASL Part II – What it Means for RCAAAs

Building on the March 25 posting by LeeAnn Cupidio, we wanted to delve a little further into the somewhat confusing situation faced by Registered … [Read more...]

PIPEDA Review Should Focus on “Networked Publics”

Recently the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada released its annual report to Parliament on the Personal Information Protection and … [Read more...]

Private Information on Work Computers and the Need for Clear Policies and Procedures

By LeeAnn Cupidio and Steven Indig If your organization does not have a technology policy in place to deal with the use of electronic devices such … [Read more...]

Saskatoon Blades (and Blades’ Fans) Get It Wrong on Facebook

Recently there was outrage in Saskatchewan when a fake Facebook account purportedly belonging to Saskatoon Blades' hockey star Brayden Schenn posted … [Read more...]

Some Thoughts on the Rapid Growth of Social Media

by Rachel Corbett. If you have been reading the newspapers lately you will know that the world is a-twitter about Twitter and that Facebook long … [Read more...]

Privacy Rights – It’s a New Age

On January 1, 2004, all sport organizations in much of Canada, including national bodies, provincial bodies, and local clubs became subject to a new … [Read more...]

Backgrounder on “PIPEDA” – Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act

As of January 1, 2004 the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) applies to all organizations during the collection, … [Read more...]

The Collection, Use and Disclosure of Pictures and Images: A Discussion Paper

by Steve Indig. It is common practice for organizations to post images and pictures of athletes and members of their organization on web sites or … [Read more...]

Whose Public Persona? – The Common Law Right of Publicity

The corporate message was clear - use this service associated with the successful coach and athlete, and you too will be successful. There was no … [Read more...]