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Privacy Laws North of the Border: A Primer

Understand how Canada’s privacy laws differ from those in the United States in order to mitigate risks when delivering services in Canada

Privacy laws are constantly evolving. Companies doing business in Canada need to be aware of their requirements. Privacy and data protection in Canada is typically more stringent than in the United States and includes regulations to govern the collection, use and sharing of personal information. Chambers-ranked Éloïse Gratton discusses the differences between Canadian and American privacy laws and provides information on how to adhere to Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) to minimize legal risks. With the largest privacy team in Canada, BLG delivers a global perspective and GDPR expertise to better serve clients worldwide.