The purpose of this training is to familiarize all SRTL course members with researcher obligations under privacy legislation and guidelines in Canada. Although this training encompasses privacy regulations that extend beyond the scope of SRTL usage, it is meant to inform and orient students to the importance of privacy and security issues related to the use of secure administrative data.The training is available only to registered SRTL course members.

The course is divided into three lessons.

  • Lesson 1: Privacy: what is it and why is it important?
  • Lesson 2: Privacy legislation
  • Lesson 3: Privacy incidents: prevention and best practices