Standards development within the Information Technology sector is harmonized with international standards development. Through the CSA Technical Committee on Information Technology (TCIT), Canadians serve as the SCC Mirror Committee (SMC) on ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1 on Information Technology (ISO/IEC JTC1) for the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), the ISO member body for Canada and sponsor of the Canadian National Committee of the IEC. Also, as a member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Canada participates in the International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee (ITU-T).
This document gives guidelines for
— a process on privacy impact assessments, and
— a structure and content of a PIA report.
It is applicable to all types and sizes of organizations, including public companies, private companies, government entities and not-for-profit organizations.
This document is relevant to those involved in designing or implementing projects, including the parties operating data processing systems and services that process PII.