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FOIPPA Training - Privacy and Access in BC - Victoria Sept 2019

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St. Ann's Academy and Auditorium

835 Humboldt Street

Victoria, BC V8V 4W8

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The Privacy, Compliance and Training branch within the BC Ministry of Citizens’ Services (Corporate Information and Records Management Office) will be holding a free training session in Victoria on the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA) – B.C.’s privacy law for public bodies. This session will cover a high level overview of the obligations organizations bound by FOIPPA have with respect to managing personal information and the privacy laws surrounding it.

Thursday, September 26, 2019 (9:00am-4:00pm)

  • Overview of FOIPPA
  • Personal information – definitions and examples
  • Access to information - including freedom of information rights, processes and exceptions
  • Privacy and the authorities for public bodies to collect, use and disclose personal information
  • Records retention and security requirements
  • Information incidents prevention and response
  • Overview on the use of privacy tools (including privacy impact assessments)
  • Oversight – the role of the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC)
  • Introduction to the Privacy, Compliance and Training branch’s tools and resources

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In person at St. Ann's Academy, 835 Humboldt Street, Victoria, BC, V8V 4W8 (Auditorium)

Registration for BC government employees may be done through government’s internal My Learning system (ITEM-827).

Registration for non-BC government employees will be done here through Eventbrite.

The Ministry of Citizens' Services will be using Eventbrite to manage training attendance for non-ministry employees. The ministry is collecting your personal information through Eventbrite under section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Registration through Eventbrite is voluntary. Please be aware that IP addresses, event responses and personal email addresses (if supplied in place of a business email) will be collected by Eventbrite, and this information will be stored by Eventbrite outside of Canada. By clicking on the Attend Event or Register button, you are consenting to your personal information (IP address, event response and email address) being stored in the United States. Your consent is effective as soon as you register.

If you do not wish to register through Eventbrite, please email Elizabeth.Throp@gov.bc.ca who will register you separately.

If you have any questions about the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information, please contact Chris Quon, Privacy Advisor (617 Government St, Victoria BC, 778-698-5841, Chris.Quon@gov.bc.ca)

Space is limited to a first come-first serve basis.

Please note:

  • Lunch, snacks, tea/coffee are not provided
  • The doors do not open until 8:45 am

Please feel free to forward this invitation to other members of your organization/ministry.

If you are not the correct contact for this invite, please forward this message to the appropriate contact.

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835 Humboldt Street

Victoria, BC V8V 4W8

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