Good privacy is good business. All Canadian businesses are required by law to create their own privacy policies that outline how they collect, use and disclose personal information about individuals. Individuals have the right to see what information has been collected from them
Social media such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and the use of blogs can make a difference to your business.
Do you store and control all your data on company computers or do you also use on-line providers such as Gmail, PayPal or SOS Online Backup? While using Internet (“cloud computing”) services to save your business time and money, it is important to understand the potential risks.
The Competition Bureau successfully sued a number of companies for the deceptive marketing of Business Directories. It wanted a judgement that victims be compensated for their loss. They won!
Doing business online can expand your reach to new customers around the world and provide greater convenience to your local customers, but it also comes with risk. The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has made available a series of articles featuring simple steps you can take to improve your business system’s “cybersecurity”.
If your business accepts debit and credit cards there is a lot to know; including your rights and responsibilities. Find out the details here.
Most of us think our chances of being hit with a major disaster are remote. Yet it can happen. In a few steps, find out how to prepare so your business is protected.
Have you received high-pressure offers for debit/credit card processing? Find out how to assess if the offer is legit and how to deal with the frequent calls.
The provincial Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) came into effect January 1, 2004. All businesses are subject to PIPA, which regulates access to, and the collection, use, disclosure and protection of personal information.