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Check out our new Fact Sheets

We've been making a lot of changes to our website. In November 2015, responsibility for records management was moved to the Privacy Office and so we're now called the Records Management and Privacy Office. Much of the information you used to find on the University Archives website you'll now find here. In addition, we've updated a lot of our Fact Sheets and added new ones. Check out the Guidance page for Fact Sheets on access to information, p

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Recordkeeping Amendments to FIPPA

If the value of proper records management is not already obvious, there is another reason to pay attention.  Recent amendments to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) now require institutions to take "reasonable measures" to preserve records in their custody or control in accordance with applicable records retention requirements.  In addition, it is now an offence to alter, conceal or destroy a record with the intention of denying lawful access to it.  For more information, click the li

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New Website

We’ve been busy making updates to the Privacy Office website.  Bear with us as we continue to add tools and resources to make the site more user-friendly and helpful.  If you have any suggestions for improvements, please let us know.

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Meet the new Privacy Officer

On July 6, 2015, Carolyn Heald joined Queen’s University as its first Privacy Officer.  Previously the function had been handled by the University’s Legal Counsel; however, changing times demand greater attention to ensuring that the personal information collected and used about students, employees, and any other individuals who may interact with the Queen’s community, is handled in Carolyn Healdaccordance with the requirements of Ontario’s Freed

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