An investigation was launched following numerous media reports which raised issues regarding the collection and use of personal information by the company Tim Hortons ( Restaurant Brands International Inc) using its mobile application, including geolocation data.
The joint survey will be carried out by:
· the Quebec Access to Information Commission;
· Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta
· the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia;
· the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada;
The Access to Information Commission will examine the conformity of the company’s practices with regard to the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector.