If you’re not protecting employee data, it’s time to get startedWhat are an employer's obligations under PIPEDA?By Peter Israel05/19/2003|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/20/2003 Thanks to advances in technology, information can now be transmitted around the world easily and almost instantaneously. While we all benefit from the convenience of modern modes of communication, people are increasingly concerned about privacy and the protection of their personal information. The federal government has responded with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, or PIPEDA. The purpose of the act is to govern the collection, use and disclosure of personal information. And this includes employers’ collection and dissemination of personal information about employees. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.