The purpose of this training is to familiarize Researcher(s) and members of their project team with their obligations under privacy legislation and guidelines in Canada, their SRE Storage Agreement and SRE Token Terms of Use with Population Data BC, and their Confidentiality Pledge and Research Agreement with RHI. The training is available only to registered PopData BC researchers.

The course is divided into two modules.

Module 1:  Privacy concepts

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

Module 2:  Data access, storage, use and disclosure requirements

  • Lesson 3: Contracts and agreements
  • Lesson 4: Secure Research Environment (SRE)
  • Lesson 5: Research outputs and publications
  • Lesson 6: Project closure