MADRID, October 28 /PRNewswire/ -- International privacy experts will gather in Madrid this coming Monday, November 2, for a special workshop to examine how Privacy by Design - a concept developed by Dr. Ann Cavoukian, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada - can help to embed privacy into the design of technology, business practices and infrastructure to protect personal freedoms in their own countries.

Privacy by Design: The Definitive Workshop, a one-day event being held at Madrid's Melia Castilla Hotel, is being hosted by Commissioner Cavoukian and Yoram Hacohen, Head of the Israeli Law, Information and Technology Authority.

Distinguished Commissioners speaking the event include: Peter Hustinx, European Data Protection Supervisor; Peter Schaar, Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information - Germany; Dr. Alexander Dix, Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information; Marie Shroff, New Zealand Privacy Commissioner; Malcolm Crompton, former Australian Privacy Commissioner; Stephen Lau, former Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data for Hong Kong; and Pamela Jones-Harbour, Commissioner, U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

For more information on Privacy by Design and the Privacy by Design Workshop, please visit,

Media wanting to attend the workshop or arrange an interview, please contact: Canada: Angus Fisher Desk: +1-(416)-326-3902 Cell: +1-(416)-627-0307 Europe: Estella Cohen Cell: +1-(416)-317-6263

SOURCE: Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner/Ontario and ILITA

CONTACT: Media wanting to attend the workshop or arrange an interview,please contact: Canada: Angus Fisher, Desk: +-1(416)-326-3902, Cell:+1-(416)-627-0307, Europe: Estella Cohen, Cell:+1-(416)-317-6263,