Privacy Toolkit for Businesses

Key Questions: How can my organization implement privacy policies that meet federal obligations and provide a competitive advantage? What are fair information principles? 

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has prepared this guide to help organizations fulfill their responsibilities under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). Individuals will appreciate doing business with organizations that demonstrate a respect for their privacy rights, which can ultimately lead to a competitive advantage for businesses. Organizations can see this as an opportunity to review and improve their personal information handling practices.

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Startups - Privacy

  • Overview
  • Fair Information Principles 
  • Complaints to the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
  • Applications to Federal Court
  • Audits of Personal Information Management Practices