Chief Privacy and Knowledge Officer, Lawyer
Danielle Miller Olofsson
Danielle Olofsson is Chief Privacy and Knowledge Officer at BCF LLP.
Based in Montreal, Danielle is responsible for BCF’s compliance with existing data protection and privacy legislation. She also advises clients from a variety of industries such as pharmaceutical, medtech, financial services, and communications on a range of matters linked to privacy, data protection, and cloud computing. She assists with compliance, breach identification and notification, cross border information transfers and privacy program management. She is particularly versed in the privacy and data protection issues relating to new technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain.
Danielle is an International Association of Privacy Professionals certified expert in Canadian and European data protection as well as in privacy program management.
- L.L.M. Université de Montréal, Maîtrise en droit des technologies (2016)
- Called to the Paris Bar (2005)
- Called to the Barreau du Québec (2002)
- B.C.L. and LL.B. (National Program), McGill University, Faculty of Law, with distinction (2001)
- Ph.D., Université de Montréal, Comparative Literature
- M.A., Université de Montréal, Comparative Literature (1993)
- B.A., McGill University, Humanistic Studies (1991)
“Where Does Québec Stand in Terms of Privacy Class Actions?”
August 2019, bcf.ca;
“Best Practices for Québec Companies Receiving European Data”
June 2018, bcf.ca;
“Anonymization? Think again”
May 2018, bcf.ca;
“The GDPR is Coming: How to Get Ready?”
April 2018, bcf.ca;
“Is Your Organisation Collecting Too Much Data and Is It Well Protected?
April 2018, bcf.ca.
- Member of the Barreau du Québec
- Member of the Barreau de Paris