A Recent Privacy Complaint #409

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A recent privacy case highlights the need to obtain consent before using an individual’s personal information. The Privacy Commissioner of Canada recently found that a licensee, in an advertisement, breached the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) by using personal information about two other REALTORS® without their consent.1 What is PIPEDA? PIPEDA