May 17, 2023

Canadian Data Privacy Regulations and History with nNovation's Constantine Karbaliotis

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In this episode, Constantine Karbaliotis from nNovation, a certified privacy professional with a wealth of experience in the field of privacy and data protection joins the show. Constantine has served as a privacy officer for two multinational corporations, and now serves multiple organizations as a privacy advisor.

Constantine is well-versed in a range of privacy program management areas, including policy development, implementing PIA/PbD programs, vendor privacy management, breach management and response, addressing notice, consent, and data subject rights issues, as well as contract issues such as data transfer agreements and security/privacy addenda.

During our conversation, we explore the evolution of Canadian data privacy regulations, from their early beginnings to the current landscape, which is shaped by a range of federal and provincial laws. We discuss the primary Canadian privacy regulations that individuals and organizations should be aware of, and the differences between federal and provincial privacy laws, and how they impact individuals and organizations.

We also delve into how the Canadian government enforces privacy regulations, and the penalties that individuals and organizations can face for non-compliance. Additionally, we examine how recent high-profile data breaches have affected Canadian privacy regulations and the changes made in response.

We explore the challenges posed by emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, and their impact on Canadian privacy regulations. We also look at how individuals and organizations can stay up-to-date with the latest developments in Canadian privacy regulation and the resources available to help them comply.

Topics:

  • How has Canadian privacy regulation evolved over the years, and what impact has this had on individuals and organizations?
  • What are the primary Canadian privacy regulations that individuals and organizations should be aware of?
  • What are the differences between federal and provincial privacy laws in Canada, and how do they impact individuals and organizations?
  • How does the Canadian government enforce privacy regulations, and what penalties can individuals and organizations face for non-compliance?
  • How have recent high-profile data breaches affected Canadian privacy regulations, and what changes have been made in response?
  • How does Canadian privacy regulation compare to other countries, such as the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?
  • How can individuals and organizations stay up-to-date with the latest developments in Canadian privacy regulation, and what resources are available to help them comply?
  • How do emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, affect Canadian privacy regulations, and what challenges do they pose?
  • What do you see as the future of Canadian privacy regulation, and how do you think it will continue to evolve in the years to come?

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