The laws and regulations on privacy are complex and confusing. This seminar will introduce new Nova Scotia privacy legislation. It will 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, including liabilities involved.
The faculty will discuss practical information you can use to prepare for the introduction of this new legislation and to make sure you have the processes in place to comply with the existing federal legislation.
- Application of the new privacy laws
- Human rights under the new laws
- Handling personal information
- Managing personal information
- The attendee will be able to discuss the application of the new laws.
- The attendee will be able to identify how to handle personal information.
- The attendee will be able to review enforcement.
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
II. Application Of The New Privacy Laws
A. Who's Covered Under PIPEDA (Federal Legislation)?
B. Who Will Be Covered Under The New Provincial Legislation?
C. Which Employees/Persons Have Rights Under The New Provincial Privacy Law?
D. 'Personal Information': What Is It And What Is Exempt From Protection?
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
III. Handling Personal Information
A. What Are The Rules For The Collection, Use And Disclosure Of Personal Information?
B. When Is Consent Required And How Is It Obtained?
C. What Are The Limits To Consent?
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
IV. Managing Personal Information
A. What Are The Policies/Procedures Needed?
B. What Security And Accountability Checks Must Be Introduced?
C. What Information Must Be Made Available To The Public And In What Form?
D. What Is The Role Of The Privacy Liaison?
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
A. What Are The Rights Of Access And Correction?
B. What Can The Commissioner Do To Enforce The Law?
C. What Are The Potential Liabilities?
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. Question And Answer Period