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- The Global Privacy Assembly is extending invitations to applicants for the GPA Reference Panel.
Established in 1979, the GPA is an international forum of data protection and privacy authorities, which seeks to provide leadership at the international level by connecting the efforts of more than 130 data protection and privacy authorities from across the globe. If you wish to know more about the GPA’s current priorities, please visit the GPA website.
The GPA Reference Panel is a contact group of external stakeholders, comprising representatives of relevant civil society organizations; academic institutions; think tanks; non-privacy supervisory authorities; representatives of public authorities, such as law enforcement authorities; representatives of public authorities, such as law enforcement authorities; and representatives of the private sector.
The application window will commence from 22 January 2021 until 12:00 noon GMT, 19 February 2021. The call will run for four weeks. All relevant information can be found on the GPA website from 22 January 2021.
- OAIC updated statement on Optus data breach
- Information commissioners and ombudsmen hail importance of enabling digital access
- Commissioner’s statement for Right to Know Week 2022
- Advice on Optus data breach
- OAIC statement on Optus data breach
- Canadian Information and Privacy Regulators Urge Governments, Healthcare Sector to Strengthen Safeguards for Sharing Personal Health Information
- Credit Reporting Code review proposes strengthened privacy protections
- Appearance before the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications (TRCM) on Bill C-11, an Act to amend the Broadcasting Act (Online Streaming Act)
- Letter to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics on study of RCMP use of spyware
- Appearance before the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (ETHI) on the Study of Device Investigation Tools Used by the RCMP
- Letter to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics on International Privacy Best Practices For Digital Identity
- Statement from BC Information and Privacy Commissioner regarding Special Committee’s recommended changes to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
- Follow-up report finds that liquor and cannabis retailers are improving their privacy management
- Appearance before the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence (SECD) on Bill S-7, An Act to amend the Customs Act and the Preclearance Act, 2016
- Tim Hortons app violated privacy laws collection of 'vast amounts' of sensitive location data