Privatis Technology Corporation provides privacy tools that protect users of online classified ad sites and marketplaces from harassment at the hands of telemarketers and fraudsters while facilitating seamless communications by phone, SMS and email. A Canadian Controlled Private Corporation (CCPC), Privatis has created Privacy Shield™, a suite of proprietary products to support a variety of online classified ad sites and marketplaces.

Privatis was started in 2010 by founder and CEO Steven J. McAuley, a veteran auto industry executive who led a team of technologists to build proprietary products to allow sellers and buyers to connect confidently. The company has offices in Vancouver, Los Angeles and recently expanded to Gujarat, India.