Personal Information Data Collection, Use and Disclosure

    EX 1111 is offered this fall:

Dis­cuss the fun­da­men­tal con­cept of con­sent for the col­lec­tion, use, and dis­clo­sure of per­son­al infor­ma­tion. Learn about key aspects of the Cana­di­an leg­isla­tive frame­work for per­son­al infor­ma­tion data and secu­ri­ty, both for the pub­lic (The Pri­va­cy Act) and the pri­vate sec­tor (The Per­son­al Infor­ma­tion Pro­tec­tion and Elec­tron­ic Doc­u­ments Act). Get an overview of the var­i­ous provin­cial and ter­ri­to­r­i­al pri­va­cy acts, to illus­trate the vari­ety of approach­es adopt­ed to address per­son­al infor­ma­tion data and security.


Oct 2, 2023Nov 13, 2023
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

Your Instructor

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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.

Class info
This course has no prerequisites

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

Currently counts towards:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

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