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Information and Privacy Commissioner issues information sheet for Yukoners on COVID Alert app

Aug 06, 2020

Diane McLeod-McKay has developed an information sheet for individuals who are considering using the newly-developed COVID Alert app, outlining both benefits and shortcomings

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Annual Reports issued by Yukon Ombudsman, Information and Privacy Commissioner, and Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner

Jul 21, 2020

Special sections of report highlight key concerns and solutions

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Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner issues advisory on COVID-19 related scams

May 11, 2020

Diane McLeod-McKay has developed advice for individuals and best practices for organizations

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Privacy Commissioners across Canada raise concerns and make recommendations regarding COVID-19 contact tracing

May 07, 2020

The Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner, Diane McLeod-McKay, has joined with her colleagues across the country to issue a statement on government plans for COVID-19 contact tracing

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Information and Privacy Commissioner provides guidance on access to information, including possible delays during COVID-19

Apr 23, 2020

Diane McLeod-McKay has issued a guidance document for custodians and an information sheet for the public in regard to delays in processing access to information that may occur as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

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Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner issues advisory on Zoom cyber security incident

Apr 16, 2020

Diane McLeod-McKay has issued an urgent advisory to inform Yukoners about the incident and to provide advice on how to reduce risks to privacy

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Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner offers advice on applications used for remote work, in light of COVID-19 pandemic

Apr 08, 2020

Diane McLeod-McKay provides guidance in regard to protecting personal information while using these applications

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COVID-19 prompts change to way complaints are received by Office of Yukon Ombudsman, Information and Privacy Commissioner and Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner

Mar 23, 2020

To support efforts to implement “social distancing” and for the protection of her staff and the public, Diane McLeod-McKay is limiting personal contact by accepting complaints and enquiries by phone and email rather than in-person, for now.

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Actions being taken by Yukon Ombudsman, Information and Privacy Commissioner and Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner in response to COVID-19 - Updated March 18 2020

Mar 18, 2020

The Yukon Ombudsman, Information and Privacy Commissioner and Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner is taking a number of steps to respond to evolving circumstances related to COVID-19.

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Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner provides advice on risks of ransomware

Jan 28, 2020

The Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner is marking Data Privacy Day with the release of a new document that gives information and guidance about ransomware.

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