Privacy technology sees limited demand

Protecting personal data of employees, customers crucial yet few companies use automated solution
By Alfred Tuitt
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/26/2009

Many private-sector businesses in Canada are no further ahead in the execution of privacy compliance initiatives, despite the introduction of federal and, in the cases of British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec, provincial privacy legislation.

Originally, it was thought government legislation alone would compel companies to seek an automated solution to privacy compliance. And for years software applications have been available to facilitate the timely implementation of corporate privacy compliance initiatives and reduce the cost and effort it takes to facilitate this best practice.

These applications provide a single place for companies to keep customers and employees informed about: