Council for Chief Privacy Officers
The Council for Chief Privacy Officers (CPO) is a network of senior privacy executives from major organizations across a variety of industry sectors who wish to keep ahead of all critical issues related to privacy. It provides networking and research opportunities for chief privacy officers who are responsible for their organization’s privacy practices, by addressing issues such as creating privacy strategies, leadership skills, communications, garnering executive buy-in, the privacy function within the organization, and privacy metrics.
Who should join
Members hold senior positions with responsibility for their organization’s privacy policies and practices. Members represent major companies across sectors including finance, pensions, retail and energy. This council will be of interest to those who are responsible for implementation of federal and provincial privacy legislation.
The role of the Council for Chief Privacy Officers is to:
- Provide a forum for dialogue about privacy
- Facilitate opportunities for peer-to-peer learning
- Benchmark best practices in privacy in Canada and other countries