Canada’s Privacy Commissioner has just released the final report of her Office’s consultations on the online tracking, profiling and targeting of consumers by marketers and other businesses. “Most people have no idea about the rich trail of data they leave behind when they browse the Internet, use social networking sites, or engage the geo-location functions of their [...]
Category Archives: Identity Theft
The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has called for legislation empowering her to impose substantial fines against major corporations that fail to adequately protect Canadians’ personal information from preventable breaches. “I am deeply troubled by the large number of major breaches we are seeing, including serious incidents in recent weeks that have affected hundreds of thousands [...]
I just posted information about March being Fraud Prevention Month on my On the Cutting Edge blog. As you’ll see in my post, The Competition Bureau’s website provides some great education and prevention information including a new interactive quiz designed to test consumers’ and businesses’ fraud awareness. I’d encourage you to take the quiz!
How often do you check the ID of your suppliers? If you run a business you are likely familiar with how GST works. When purchasing inventory and supplies, your business must pay the GST to the supplier, but may then claim an input tax credit (an “ITC”) offsetting the tax paid. To claim an ITC you need [...]