Protect Your Business
In your everyday business operations confidential information is created in the form of notes, memos, and documents that may not even seem sensitive but they could be potentially harmful to you business if they end up in the wrong hands. Ensuring that are following federal and provincial privacy protection act’s are not just a benefit to your customers, they help your business as well.
Protect Your Team & Customers
Customers who choose to do business with you are trusting you with their confidential information and that you are following laws and regulations for information security. Both federal and provincial laws ensure that you are taking all of the measures necessary to protect not only your customers but the members of your team. Companies learn this lesson the hard way when they do not have an information protection plan in place. These companies fight criminal and civil prosecution following a data breach or confidential documents ending up in the wrong hands.
Privacy Protection Acts
The three main acts in Canada that ensure that each business performs their due diligence when it comes to information security and privacy are:
- Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA)
- Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)
- The Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA)