It’s never been more important to protect personal data than right now. Canopy Privacy provides privacy services for technology and healthcare organizations. We implement real solutions that help reduce risk, build customer trust, and manage privacy as the asset and competitive advantage it should be.
Canopy delivers cost efficient, high-value privacy packages for compliance with privacy legislation. We have hands-on operational experience working in businesses and non-profits, so understand how to prioritize activities and manage resources for maximum impact.
Privacy for product development and design (Privacy by Design)
Privacy management program assessment and recommendations
Canopy Privacy clients are able to navigate tough conversations with confidence and speak intelligently about privacy matters with partners, customers and regulators.
Cindy Oxenbury, MBA, CIPP/C/EPrincipal
Opportunities abound for organizations to capitalize on proactive privacy measures. I help articulate strategies and build programs from the ground up that address consumer, partner and investor concerns.
My Canadian and European privacy designations, hands-on operational experience and a formal business education give me a unique perspective on how to implement foundational privacy practices. (Hint: It’s not just policies and administration but understanding people.) Comfortable with C-suite, front-line managers and developers, I work to develop appropriate privacy programs and risk management strategies based on your jurisdictions and business goals. I am particularly passionate about social impact endeavours and technology that extends our humanity.
Since leading the privacy program for the internationally recognized Tyze Personal Networks, I have been engaged by Saint Elizabeth Health Care, Curatio Networks, the Alzheimer Society of BC, and other sector leaders to provide privacy services.
IAPP certified consultants. Canopy Privacy is an Approved Service Provider for Tecterra, and Ostendio.
Canopy Privacy can deliver any range or depth of privacy support you require. We build privacy programs from scratch, deliver training, develop policies, and audit existing privacy programs. We can come in for short-term projects or stick around as part of the team.
Privacy notices for websites
Personal Information inventories for tracking data holdings
Privacy policies and procedures
Product roadmap review and recommendations for Privacy by Design (PbD) practices
Best practices for web and mobile product privacy
Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA)
Training sessions and webinars for staff
Privacy program maturity assessment and audit report
We can provide stand-alone services to implement policies and procedures that cross jurisdictions, for example with Canadian privacy legislation and HIPAA in the US, or work alongside international privacy teams.
We can provide affordable startup privacy packages and discounts for non-profit organizations.
“Canopy Privacy prepared the PIA, the related personal information inventory and in-depth risk mitigation strategies for the product roadmap. The deliverables exceeded our expectations and the project was delivered on budget and on time. Cindy was very professional and thorough and we appreciated her knowledge and experience with privacy matters.”
Mary Lou, Vice President, Healthcare organization
“Canopy Privacy has consistently delivered projects on time and the deliverables have always exceeded our expectations. We have found Cindy to be supportive and flexible. Her lovely manner and exceptional communication skills and patience with those of us who are not as informed about privacy made working with her an absolute pleasure and we feel fortunate to have a continued working relationship with her.”
Barbara, Director, Nonprofit organization
“Cindy is highly experienced in privacy. She helped us structure privacy policies that allow us to be compliant and, importantly, transparent about how personal information is handled within our organization. She is passionate about her work and delivers on schedule.”
Elias, CEO, Tech start up
“Wonderful privacy presentation. Who would know privacy could be so interesting!”
“Lively, interesting and positive ‘team’ approach.”
“You made a boring topic not-boring.”
“Warm, welcoming, clear and entertaining in the right way.”
“Enjoyed the presentation — sufficient information to set the context for privacy without being overwhelming. Good use of humour and stories.”
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Canopy Privacy is committed to protecting your personal information. Everyone here receives privacy training (a lot of it!) so we all understand what that means and what it looks like.
The only personal information that we might collect is your email and phone number if you would like to use our contact form to get in touch.
If you have any complaints, questions or concerns about this Privacy Notice or require any further information, please send us your contact information using our contact form.
Our privacy practices comply with applicable legislation and are based on internationally recognized and accepted standards.
We explain the reason for collecting your personal information and how it will be used before or when we collect it;
We collect only the personal information necessary and use or disclose it only for the purposes described, with your consent, as permitted or required by law;
We keep your personal information only as long as it is necessary for the purposes it was collected for or required by law; and
We inform you of the existence, uses and disclosure of your personal information and give you access to that information if you request it. If you believe any personal information is inaccurate or incomplete we will assist you with corrections.
You are free to withdraw consent for use of your personal information at any time by contacting us using our contact form.
We protect the information you provide by applying administrative, physical and technical safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal information. For example, we limit who has access to personal information to only those with a need to know.
We do not communicate with you by email except when we have your explicit permission to do so, for example to respond to a question that you have asked. You will also have a choice whether or not you wish to receive certain communications from us, such as newsletters, updates, and invitations to events.
At any time, you can opt-out of most email communication from us by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails.
The Internet is not a 100% secure method for communicating. Information that is submitted over the Internet, including through a website or email, is subject to interception or incorrect routing.
Please consider this before sending any personal information via email or other electronic means.
Canopy Privacy uses “cookies”, which are small files placed on your computer when you visit our website. Cookies allow us to track the use of the website and users’ preferences in order to improve our website and understand more about our visitors. The cookies don’t collect personal information and are temporary in nature, so the information disappears as soon as you close your browser window.
Accepting cookies in your web browser is not required; however, some functionality may be disabled if you decline.
The Canopy Privacy website uses links to third party websites for your convenience and information. If you choose to click on a link to other websites, you will be subject to the privacy policies of those websites. You should review their privacy policies to learn more about what, why and how they collect and use personal information.
Updating our Privacy Notice
We regularly review our privacy practices and, from time to time, update our Privacy Notice. If we make changes we will post the new version on this website and indicate when the Notice was last updated.
Questions, comments, or complaints regarding our privacy policies and practices can be sent to us using our contact form.