Dentons Canada LLP

Privacy & Data Protection Department

Nationwide - Canada
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​Our Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity practice is unique in that it is the only practice in Canada led by a former Privacy Commissioner.  The group is well-known for its depth of knowledge, and ability to deliver complex and global mandates in a practical, comprehensive and integrated manner.  The group excels in providing practical risk-based advice, assessments and strategies.  

Increasingly, data privacy and security issues are international in scope and regulators are working together.  Clients choose Dentons because they have access to one of the world's leading teams of privacy lawyers.  

Key service areas:

  • Compliance gap analysis, polices and programs governing the collection, use and disclosure of personal information
  • Data breach and litigation preparedness evaluation and expert guidance when breaches occur
  • Compliance programs for CASL, GDPR and Telemarketing Rules
  • Evaluation of risks in online behavioral advertising and the use of digital markers
  • Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs) for new or ongoing initiatives
  • Cloud computing agreements and risk analysis
  • Data transfer agreements, including cross-border and outsourcing
  • Personal health information processing standards and agreements
  • Access to information/freedom of information requests
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) and other certification standards
  • Multi-jurisdictional litigation or regulatory investigations for data breaches or misuse of personal information