Privacy & Security

Collection of Personal Information of students via HSPnet is done under the authority of privacy legislation in place for each province, or in some cases under federal legislation if no provincial legislation applies. The applicable legislation and Privacy Officer information is listed below for each jurisdiction currently using HSPnet. If you need more information about protection of personal information in HSPnet or have any concerns or complaints regarding the handling of personal information, please contact the national HSPnet Privacy Officer at privacy@hspcanada.net or the local Privacy Officer for your province's jurisdiction.

British Columbia:
Requirements for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information are set by the The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (BC)

Privacy Officer for HSPnet- BC: BJ Gdanski - PHSA

Alberta:
Requirements for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information are set by the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and collection of student information is authorized by the Post Secondary Learning Act (for public sector schools)

Privacy Officer for HSPnet-AB: Karena Apps Eccles

Saskatchewan:
Requirements for the collection, use and disclosure of personal informatikreccles@shaw.caon are set by the Local Authority Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (Saskatchewan)

Privacy Officer for HSPnet- SK- Ronda Appell, Saskatchewan Academic Health Sciences Network

Manitoba:
Requirements for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information are set by the The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba) The Privacy Officer for HSPnet-MB is Helen Mawdsley.

Concerns may also be directed to the Manitoba Ombudsman office at https://www.ombudsman.mb.ca

Ontario:
Requirements for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information are set by the The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Ontario)

Privacy Officer for HSPnet- ON - Alice Ormiston, Council of Ontario Universities

Quebec:
Requirements for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information in Québec are set by the "Commission de l'accès à l'information" : An act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (R.S.Q., c. A-2.1) An act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector (R.S.Q., c. P-39.1) Regulations respecting the distribution of information and the protection of personal information (R.S.Q., c. A-2.1, r.0.2)

Contact: TBD

Newfoundland & Labrador:
Requirements for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information are set by the Newfoundland and Labrador Privacy Act. Additional information can be obtained from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner Privacy Officer for HSPnet- NL: Alison Maddigan-Cox

Nova Scotia:
Requirements for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information are set by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Nova Scotia)

Privacy Officer for HSPnet-NS: Mary Thibeault, IWK Health Centre, Nova Scotia Health


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