Privacy Expert Calls Ontario Cannabis Store’s Sale of Postal Code Data ‘Appalling’

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The Ontario Cannabis Store sells licensed producers data based on customers’ addresses, Global News has learned.

That’s contrary to its own privacy policy, a leading privacy expert says.

The address data is broken down by the first three characters of customers’ postal codes.

The postal areas vary in population. The average one in Ontario has about 25,000 residents, though 19 have fewer than 1,000. One in Cambridge has only 279 residents.

– Read the entire article at Global News.

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