For each company or organization we research, we aim to answer two questions:
- Do I legally own the data this org has about me?
- Can I see all the data they have about me, for free?
We may add more questions in the future. Learn more about our approach.
Below is an overview of our research so far. Click the organization or company name for more information.
|Do I legally own the data this org has about me?||Can I see all the data they have about me, for free?|
|Phone records (Canada-wide)||Unclear||No|
|Security cameras on public property||Unclear||Yes|
|Security cameras on private property||Unclear||Yes|
|Personal medical records (Ontario)||Yes, but the physical record belongs to the person or organization responsible for its creation (eg. the hospital or physician)||No|
|Google.ca||Yes, but you give Google a license||Yes|
|Yes, but you give Facebook a license and there is some data you don’t own||Yes, but not all|
|Snapchat||Unclear||Yes, but they may reject a request|