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Privacy by Design Principles [Infographic]

Privacy by Design (PbD) principles refer to the proactive approach to protect user privacy by embedding privacy measures into the design and operation of systems, processes, and practices. PbD involves considering privacy at every stage of the design and development process, from planning to execution to maintenance. Ontario’s former Information and Privacy Commissioner, Ann Cavoukian, introduced the concept in 2009. 

Privacy by Design principles aim to anticipate and prevent privacy-invasive events before they happen, by implementing privacy protection by default in IT systems and business practices. The 7 foundational principles of Privacy by Design are: