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RBC faces Canadian privacy investigation over Facebook access


Royal Bank’s internal dealings with Facebook surfaced in December as part of a trove of internal correspondence published online by UK lawmakers. — Reuters

Royal Bank’s internal dealings with Facebook surfaced in December as part of a trove of internal correspondence published online by UK lawmakers. — Reuters

Canada’s privacy commissioner is looking into complaints about whether Facebook Inc gave Royal Bank of Canada access to private information of users of the social media giant. 

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada is investigating complaints from individuals over Royal Bank’s “alleged role in receiving information from Facebook”, Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien said in Ottawa last week in a Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics. 

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