According to the Financial Post’s James McLeod, the federal privacy commissioner along with his provincial counterparts in BC and Quebec, will be taking a closer look at the extent of data being collected by Tim Hortons through their app – an issue brought to light in McLeod’s initial report published last week.


In it, he described how the app continuously tracked his location in the background, not just when it was open.

McLeod’s follow up article can be found here.

Updates:
June 29, 2020: Tim Hortons scaling back data collection as four privacy watchdogs announce joint investigation into app

June 30, 2020: Tim Hortons facing class-action lawsuit over app location tracking

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