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Guiding Principles on Privacy for Retailers in Canada

November 30, 2017

Protecting your business and your customers' personal information against the threats of cyber-breaches and criminal activities is paramount in today’s retail environment. The purpose of this paper is to clarify the guiding principles of the Personal Information and Protection of Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and the practical applications associated with those principles. It also includes guidelines related to the sharing of information between organizations and guidelines associated with the request for identification for customers.