Primer on Privacy

Primer on Privacy

This 30-minute e-learning module provides an introduction to privacy definitions and concepts, explains why privacy is an increasingly important concern in Canada and around the world, reviews the purpose and scope of PIPEDA, explains why privacy is an important issue for organizations, and describes the responsibilities of employees.
90 Days Access / 0.5 Course Hrs
  • Details
  • Requirements

Details

Overview:

As of January 1, 2004, all organizations that collect, use or disclose personal information in the course of a commercial activity will be covered by the Protection of Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). The 30-minute e-learning module provides an introduction to privacy definitions and concepts, explains why privacy is an increasingly important concern in Canada and around the world, reviews the purpose and scope of PIPEDA, explains why privacy is an important issue for organizations, and describes the responsibilities of employees. Additional resources are provided for those who wish to explore the content in more depth. A glossary provides definitions of privacy words and phrases. A self-assessment allows employees to check their understanding of the material covered. A certificate will be awarded to those who pass the exam.

Target Audience:

Employees; business owners; anyone who handles personal information

Enrollment Options:
Self-Paced
90 Days Access Course Code: T3198
No Instructor, Start Anytime
$35.00 USD

Requirements

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course must be taken on a PC. Macs are not compatible.
  • Speakers or headphones are required.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.