Personal Information Data Privacy and Security: Legislative Framework

    EXCPE 5394 is offered this spring:

Under­stand the mod­ern con­cept of pri­va­cy in a lib­er­al democ­ra­cy. Learn about the evo­lu­tion of the prin­ci­ples of pri­va­cy as you exam­ine the his­tor­i­cal, philo­soph­i­cal, and leg­isla­tive frame­works of per­son­al infor­ma­tion data pri­va­cy and secu­ri­ty, both in the pub­lic and in the pri­vate sec­tor. Dis­cuss the con­flicts between the pub­lic inter­est and the con­sti­tu­tion­al right to per­son­al data pri­va­cy, and explore ways of resolv­ing them.


Apr 22, 2024Jun 3, 2024
Asyn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

21 hours of instruction

In asynchronous online courses, students are expected to move through the course material at the same pace as their peers, but there are no real-time virtual classroom sessions to attend. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Chris Stinner

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Chris StinnerID: chris-stinner

Chris Stinner is a manager, Special Projects and Investigations, with the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta, where he conducts investigations initiated by the commissioner in relation to systemic issues in the field of information access and protection of privacy. Prior to this role, he reviewed privacy impact assessments and privacy breach reports and conducted investigations related to access and privacy compliance issues. Chris has spent a number of years working as a privacy advisor in the health sector, helping physician offices and hospitals comply with information and privacy legislation in Alberta. A bilingual instructor, Chris has contributed to the translation of IAPP course materials into French.

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This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

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EXCPE 5394 is offered this spring: