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The Role of Privacy by Design in Protecting Consumer Privacy

As new technologies enable the collection of greater amounts of data online, it is essential that companies consider privacy at each stage of product development.  Privacy by Design, a concept prominently championed by Ontarioʼs Information and Privacy Commissioner Anne Cavoukian, presents a set of “foundational principles” to guide innovation in a manner that is consistent with Fair Information Practices (FIPs). Privacy by Design offers a roadmap to integrate privacy considerations into business models, product development cycle, and new technologies.