Privacy, Access & Information Management & Security

Canadian regulatory counsel advising:

  • Numerous companies with respect to the use of email and other online media for marketing purposes
  • Major online advertising network in developing policy to provide internet users with notice and choice with respect to online ad serving
  • Various government departments in the conduct of privacy impact assessments for existing and proposed programs
  • Various Canadian, U.S. and international companies with respect to the development of privacy policies compliant with Canadian legislation and best practices

Litigation counsel advising:

  • A non-profit organization seeking access to personal information from the Correctional Service of Canada, including through Federal Court litigation (Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies v. Canada (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2010 FC 470)
  • An individual seeking access to information and costs from Industry Canada (Dagg v. Canada (Minister of Industry), 2010 FCA 316)
  • Various organizations in negotiating settlements with the Privacy Commissioner with a view to avoiding Federal Court litigation