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June 28, 2019
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The OPC charges forward with its controversial consultation on transborder dataflows/transfers

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has published a reframed discussion document related to its controversial consultation on transborder dataflows that was originally published on April 9, 2019. 

The OPC invites comments from the public regarding how to effectively protect privacy in the longer term; on data processing transfers under the current law; and interpretation of the current under terms of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.

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June 27, 2019
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Reference Checks Ahead

The University of California, Davis, last year launched a new pilot policy on faculty reference checks, a measure Philip Kass, the university’s vice provost of academic affairs, said is intended to “prevent and otherwise address issues of sexual misconduct on campus.

Separate from criminal background checks, which are governed by system policy and don’t turn up internal findings of misconduct, Davis personally contacts the former institution or institutions of finalists who do consent, and asks whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the California’s system’s Faculty Code of Conduct. In addition, Davis will share similar information about the university’s current or past employees with other institutions, provided the candidate has offered written consent. 
 

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June 27, 2019
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The Swedish Data Protection Authority Publishes its Supervisory Plan for 2019–2020

The Swedish Data Protection Authority has published its supervisory plan for 2019–2020 that will focus on three areas: prioritized legal areas, specific businesses and organizations, and new technological advances.

In addition, the Swedish DPA will look into processing of personal data, using consent as the legal basis for processing. Consent will focus on voluntariness, information, clarity and scope.

The Supervisory Plan will also focus on sectors where sensitive personal data or children’s personal data are processed, including the healthcare sector, schools or educational institutions, money transmission service providers, the retail sector and the debt collection service sector.
 

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