Synomos Inc.

Synomos Inc.

January 05, 2005 12:00 ET

Media Advisory/Synomos Presents Free Teleconference: the Changing Landscape of Privacy Enforcement in Canada


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JANUARY 5, 2005 - 12:00 ET

Media Advisory/Synomos Presents Free Teleconference:
the Changing Landscape of Privacy Enforcement in Canada

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 5, 2004) - Synomos Inc., makers of
the Align Data-Policy Provisioning Suite, will present a free
teleconference session where Canadian legal, privacy and technology
experts will discuss the changing landscape of privacy enforcement in
Canada. "The Changing Landscape of Privacy Enforcement in Canada"
teleconference is presented as part of Synomos' ongoing Professional
Education Series and is co-sponsored by Osler, Hoskins & Harcourt and
Nymity Inc. It is open to the public and participants can register for
free by visiting http://www.synomos.com.

WHAT: Canadian privacy professionals are grappling with how best to
ensure appropriate management, implementation and communication of data
policy programs within the enterprise.



Panelists will address the following issues:
- What steps should companies take to review their PIPEDA
compliance programs?
- What constitutes "reasonable effort" in Canadian privacy
compliance?
- How has the risk profile of Canadian privacy changed with
the Federal Court overturning lower courts and the federal
Privacy Commissioner's Office?
- Will the Englander decision propel further litigation and
enforcement from federal & provincial commissioners or is
it an isolated case?

WHO: Attendees will include compliance, privacy, data security and
governance officers, and managers of organizations who do business
with Canadian citizens and companies.

Moderator:
- Patrick Sullivan, Senior Vice President of Policy Advisory
Services, Synomos Inc.

Panelists:
- Professor Michael A. Geist, Canada Research Chair in
Internet and E-Commerce Law, University of Ottawa Law School.
- Heather H. Black, Assistant Privacy Commissioner of Canada.
- David H. Flaherty, member of the External Advisory Committee
to the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.
- Patricia J. Wilson, Partner in the Litigation Group of Osler,
Hoskin and Harcourt.

WHEN: Tuesday, January 11, 2004
1:30 p.m. EST - 2:30 p.m. EST
To register : visit http://www.synomos.com.


About Synomos Inc.

Synomos™ provides intelligent data-policy provisioning software,
allowing businesses to automate the management processes of data-policy
compliance. The Align Data-Policy Provisioning Suite from Synomos
enables organizations to achieve cost-effective regulatory compliance,
minimize risk, and ensure the value of enterprise data assets. Synomos
was previously the Enterprise Privacy Unit of Zero-Knowledge Systems.
The company has delivered on mandates for Fortune 500 companies,
financial services organizations and global technology leaders. The
company is headquartered in Montreal, Canada with offices in the Eastern
United States. More information is available at http://www.synomos.com.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Synomos Inc.
    Craig Silverman
    Synomos Public Relations
    (514) 808.0548
    media@synomos.com