PooranLaw’s team is experienced in the rapidly developing field of privacy law, and regularly assists clients in navigating their rights and obligations under the Personal Health Information and Protection Act (PHIPA), the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), and the privacy requirements of the Social Inclusion Act and Quality Assurance Measures Regulations (QAM).

Consent for use and disclosure of personal information is a cornerstone of privacy law. Our experience in the disability sector gives us unique insight into the consent and capacity issues that intersect with privacy law. PooranLaw can help your organization respect the rights of people supported when giving consent regarding the use of their personal information while also ensuring your organization is protected by clear policies and procedures to guide your staff in obtaining meaningful consent from clients.

PooranLaw can also assist your organization in developing proactive privacy and confidentiality policies and procedures, as well as consents, releases and other necessary documentation to support the collection, use and disclosure of personal information. Our firm also has experience in guiding organizations in their responses to access to information requests and compliance with Canadian anti-spam legislation.

While many privacy related risks can be managed with proactive steps by an agency, PooranLaw’s team can also help your organization manage privacy related complaints, prepare strategic responses to privacy breaches, and is able to provide representation before tribunals and in civil proceedings related to privacy issues.

Contact us to find out more about how PooranLaw can assist with your organization’s privacy related issues.