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Advertising & Marketing - Nationwide - Canada
"David is very thorough and he makes sure no stone is unturned. He helps us narrow down the options and make a balanced decision."
Privacy & Data Protection - Nationwide - Canada
"I'm impressed with his depth of knowledge." "He is excellent at responding in a timely fashion; he produces an excellent work product and is very helpful in discussions."
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David is Principal at David Young Law, a privacy and regulatory counsel practice. He has been advising clients on privacy issues since the enactment of Canada’s private sector privacy laws. He advises both private and public sectors on all aspects of privacy law including compliance procedures, consent, data sharing, employee privacy, personal health information, security, breach response and access to information. David advises on marketing matters including digital advertising, anti-spam, social media and food and drug law. His practice also includes corporate regulatory compliance.
David is the 2015 recipient of the Ontario Bar Association’s Karen Spector Memorial Award for Excellence in Privacy Law.
David is a member of the Canadian Marketing Association’s Ethics and Standards Committee. He is a Past Chair of the Privacy and Access Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association and a past Member of the IAPP's Canadian Advisory Board.
David is a co-author of Canadian Advertising and Marketing Law (Thomson Reuters) and Marketing Communications Services Agreement – Commentary and Model Agreement 5th ed. (Association of Canadian Advertisers).
David is a director of the Canadian Helen Keller Centre, a community services and independent living facility for persons with deafblind disabilities.