2010 World Technology Law Conference & Annual Meeting

May 20–21, 2010 • Boston, Massachusetts, USA • The Charles Hotel


Daniel Caron
Legal Counsel, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Ottawa

Daniel Caron is Legal Counsel for the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada in Ottawa, Ontario.  In this role, Mr. Caron provides the Office with strategic and legal advice on a number of privacy related issues, and offers guidance with respect to the interpretation and application of the various provisions of Canada's two federal privacy statutes, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Privacy Act.  

Mr. Caron regularly represents the Commissioner before Courts at various levels, and regularly interacts with stakeholders, international counterparts, organizations, students and members of the public on a host of privacy issues. 

In 2009, Mr. Caron participated in a three month fellowship program working alongside attorneys from the Bureau of Consumer Protection of the United States Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C. related to how consumer privacy is protected in the United States.  Prior to joining the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, Daniel articled at a national law firm in Ottawa.  He studied the common law in French at the Universit√© de Moncton, and holds a degree in Political Sciences from the University of Calgary.