The laws and regulations on privacy are complex and confusing. This seminar will introduce the new Ontario privacy legislation. It will also cover the differences between federal and provincial privacy legislation and how it affects your ability to collect personal information for your organization, distribute personal information and what liabilities are involved.
The faculty will discuss practical information you can use to prepare for this new legislation and to make sure you have the processes in place to comply with the existing federal legislation.
Topics to be discusses include:
- Changing Legal Requirements: Globally And Domestically
- Employee Surveillance And Monitoring
- Drug And Alcohol Testing
- Medical Information
- Privacy Hot Spots
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
I. Changing Legal Requirements: Globally And Domestically
A. Why Privacy, Why Now?: The Global Perspective
B. An Overview Of PIPEDA
C. Focus On Privacy: The Employment Perspective
D. Who Is Covered Under PIPEDA?
E. Who Is Covered Under Provincial Privacy Laws?
F. Employee Rights
G. 'Personal Information': What Is It And What Is Exempt From Protection?
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
I. Changing Legal Requirements: Globally And Domestically (Continued)
H. When Is Consent Required And How Is It Obtained?
I. What Are The Limits To Consent?
J. Employer's Obligations
K. Some Major Differences In The Legislation
L. Practical Considerations
N. What Are The Rights Of Access And Correction?
O. What Can The Commissioner Do To Enforce The Law?
P. What Are The Potential Liabilities?
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
II. Employee Surveillance And Monitoring
A. Employer Uses For Surveillance And Monitoring
B. Employee Searches
C. Videotaping Employees
D. Monitoring E-Mail And Internet Usage
III. Drug And Alcohol Testing
A. Employer's Reasons To Test
B. Testing And Human Rights
C. Testing And Privacy
IV. Medical Information
A. Employer Uses For Medical Information
B. Obtaining Information In The Hiring Process
C. Requiring A Medical Exam
D. Requesting Medical Information From A Current Employee
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
V. Privacy Hot Spots
A. Privacy 'Hot Spots'
B. Where Privacy Issues Arise
C. Privacy And Your Organization
D. Online Privacy Resources
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. Question And Answer Period