"How your personal information is collected and used by businesses and by government institutions in Canada is governed by privacy laws. Specifically the Privacy Act and Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act."
Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic
"Based at the University of Ottawas Faculty of
Law, our team of legal experts and law students works together to
advance the public interest on critical law and technology issues
including: Privacy, Free Expression, Intellectual Property, Telecommunications Policy, and Data Algorithmic Governance."
"COACH will help walk you through locking down your online identity
step-by-step, and give you direct links to tools and websites that will
help you secure yourself. While this process is by no means comprehensive, it can serve as a good starting point for a basic digital security and self-defense."
"The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization
defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF
champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact
litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology
development. We work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and
protected as our use of technology grows."
"SSD is a guide to protecting yourself from electronic surveillance for people
all over the world. Some aspects of this guide will be useful to people
with very little technical knowledge, while others are aimed at an
audience with considerable technical expertise and privacy/security
"At PrivacyTools, we provide services, tools, and knowledge to protect your privacy against global mass surveillance,
and moderate a thriving community of privacy-minded individuals like
yourself to discuss and learn about new advances in protecting your
online data. This website serves as the centerpiece of our organization, where we research and recommend various software solutions for our community."
The Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA)
"What is cybersecurity? Why is it important to the media arts and the
cultural sector as a whole? On this website, you'll find everything
you've ever wanted to know about cybersecurity and cybercitizenship.
A DIY Guide to Feminist Cybersecurity is a super accessible guide of
tools & technologies to protect your well-being online & off.
Whether you want a comprehensive security skillset or just want some
quick tips to get started, our guide will support you in deciding what's
best for -you-.
The Data Detox Kits clear suggestions and concrete steps help people
harness all aspects of their online lives, making more informed choices
and changing their digital habits in ways that suit them.
"CryptoParty is a decentralized movement with events happening all over
the world. The goal is to pass on knowledge about protecting yourself in
the digital space. This can include encrypted communication, preventing
being tracked while browsing the web, and general security advice
regarding computers and smartphones."
"Many companies use dark pattern
techniques to make it difficult to find how to delete your account.
JustDeleteMe aims to be a directory of URLs to enable you to easily
delete your account from web services."