The Canadian Privacy Commissioner released his findings on the complaint by an individual that a company was not using appropriate security safeguards to protect information collected from participants in online contests. The Commissioner found the company in breach of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). In his letter of findings, the Commissioner noted that the company had meanwhile taken appropriate steps to bring its policies and practices into compliance with the relevant provisions of PIPEDA. To view the Commissioner's findings, visit: To view a copy of PIPEDA, visit:


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