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Canadian Privacy Laws

Stay Compliant By Destroying Your Risk

Reducing liability is one of the key benefits of document destruction in any company. Ontario has Canadian Privacy Laws in place to regulate information as well as to set standards in regard to information storage, disclosure and privacy. Shred North issues a certificate of destruction after every service for you to file in preparation of any future third party audits.

Secure Destruction of Personal Information

The Ontario Government has issued a Fact Sheet on the Secure Destruction of Personal Information. This fact sheet contains pertinent information in regard to Canadian Privacy Laws that every business should be aware of. Shred North helps keep you compliant with the guidelines set forth in this fact sheet.

Little Black Book of Scams

The Competition Bureau Canada published a “Little Black Book of Scams” in 2012 which is very helpful in protecting yourself from the impacts of fraud. Every year, Canadians are exposed to a variety of fraudulent activity including: false or misleading advertising, lottery scams, pyramid schemes, health/medical scams, charity scams and countless other illegal activities.

http://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/03074.html

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Canadian Privacy Laws

PIPEDA Compliance

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is a federal legislative Act which addresses the issue of electronic storage of information in Canada. Shred North offers destruction service to help maintain compliance with this Act.

FIPPA Compliance

The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) is a provincial legislative Act which includes as part of its governing principles to protect the privacy of individuals. As a result, in order to protect confidentiality, professional shredding services are key in maintaining compliance. Shred North offers document destruction which is FIPPA compliant.

PHIPA Compliance

The Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) is a provincial legislative Act which includes as part of its governing principles to protect the privacy of individuals in regard to their health information. Shred North offers document destruction which is PHIPA compliant.

MFIPPA Compliance

The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) is a provincial legislative Act which includes as part of its governing principles to protect the privacy of individuals in regard to municipally controlled information. Shred North offers document destruction which is MFIPPA compliant.

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