During the week of February 25, 2019, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP participated in the meetings of the APEC Data Privacy Subgroup and Electronic Commerce Steering Group in Santiago, Chile. CIPL enjoys formal guest status and a seat at the table at these bi-annual APEC privacy meetings.
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Recently, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada issued its 2017 Global Privacy Enforcement Network Sweep results, which focused on certain privacy practices of online educational tools and services targeted at classrooms. The OPC examined the privacy practices of two dozen educational websites and apps used by K-12 students.
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On July 26, 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union declared that the envisaged EU-Canada agreement on the transfer of passenger name records interferes with the fundamental right to respect for private life and the right to the protection of personal data and is therefore incompatible with EU law in its current form.
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