Drawing privacy cartoons since the year dot(com).

In 1992, Chris Slane began creating cartoons about privacy and security for use by his father and New Zealand's first Privacy Commissioner Bruce Slane. Initally they were used on transparent overlays at privacy conferences, then in newsletters and on christmas cards. Since that time Chris has continued to add many more cartoons to the collection. Now the catalogue might be the largest online professional database of visual humour on this subject.

These cartoons have been licensed by corporations, governmental, health and privacy authorities in Australia, Canada, Germany, France, Sweden, Norway, Holland, the USA, Great Britain. They have been translated into French, Swedish, Norwegian and German. They have appeared in books, posters, powerpoint presentations, animations, brochures, billboards, tote bags and postcards.

If you like the cartoons, consider licensing some. Feel free to make contact if you have suggestions for new cartoons and improvements to the catalogue.

Chris is one of New Zealand’s best known freelance cartoonists, combining editorial comment with book illustration, story boarding and comics creation. `Nice Day for a War’ with Matt Elliott, won the 2012 NZ Post Children’s Book of the Year. Chris has also produced illustrations for comics and graphic novellas in Te Reo for the Ministry of Education. Slane’s editorial cartoons have twice earned him the Qantas Media Award for Cartoonist of the Year and also at Canon Media Awards.

More cartoons are coming. To see older cartoons visit my website www.slane.co.nz


Cartoons on data protection, security, safety, privacy and access to personal information.
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