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.
Employees; business owners; anyone who handles personal information