Canada Dashboard Digest

Experts Offer Tips on Enhancing Privacy

PRIVACY

October 18, 2013

Five Canadian privacy experts offer up tips to consumers for how to be more aware of and better protect their privacy. At a recent Vancouver privacy conference, the CBC asked BC Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham and Websense Canada General Manager and Senior Director Fiaaz Walji, among others, for “a piece of privacy-enhancing homework.” In the advice from Denham we’re told, "Ask questions of the companies you're dealing with—of the online companies and the brick and mortar companies ... Ask them how they're using your personal information. Ask them for their privacy policy. Be your own privacy commissioner and just pay attention."
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