Advertising and Data: Privacy, Disclosure and Misleading Representations – Canadian and U.S. Perspectives

January 21, 2020 11:00am

Anita Banicevic
Partner
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Amanda Branch
Associate
Bereskin & Parr LLP

Nicole Kutlesa
Senior Legal Counsel
Scotiabank

Karl Schober
Senior Associate
Dentons LLP

Facebook’s $6 billion dollar settlement with the US FTC shows the need for more stringent privacy practices. Misrepresentation can not only cost a company money but sometimes the damage can be so severe, especially when it comes to reputation, that it can cause irreparable damage.
  • When does a company’s use and collection of data become “misleading”?
  • What should companies be doing to manage and mitigate the risk in Canada and the U.S.?