This course will focus on the statutory aspects of privacy law in Ontario by sector, with references to other Canadian jurisdictions and some key international players, such as the EU and US. It will cover the application of PIPEDA to the private sector. Key topics such as the application of PIPEDA, information principles, collection, use and disclosure of personal information, access and correction requests and the complaint and investigation process under PIPEDA will be considered. The application of FIPPA and MFIPPA to the public sector will be covered including application of FIPPA and MFIPPA to institutions, access and correction requests, exemptions and exclusions, protection of individual privacy and the appeal process. The application of PHIPA to the health sector will be covered including the application of PHIPA, consent requirements, the collection, use and disclosure of personal health information, access and correction requests and the complaint, review and inspection process. This course will also consider private law remedies for breach of privacy such as the tort of intrusion upon seclusion and statutory rights of action. Key cases under the above statutes and the common law will be considered.
Anti-requisites: LAW 6162 - Privacy Law in Canada
Video conference only
Course Section: A