Privacy: Quebec retailers soon required to report breaches

July 19, 2022

Starting September 2022, retailers in Quebec will be required to track and report confidentiality incidents (privacy breaches) and notify affected individuals.

The Quebec government has released draft regulations for this new mandatory confidentiality incident reporting for consultation. The consultation period ends in mid-August. If you have comments, please submit them by Tuesday, July 26, 2022.

More information on the various new Quebec privacy rules coming into force in September 2022 can also be found in the Commission d’accès à l’information du Québec (CAI)’s plain langiage guide.

For questions or more information contact

Apraham Niziblian
Director, Government Relations and Public Affairs (Quebec)

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