Even if no personal information is involved in a new initiative, Schools/Districts should still complete Part 1 of the PIA and submit it to their privacy office(r), with the signature page.
By doing so, School/Districts will follow best practices and meet the requirements of FIPPA.
Personal information is defined as “Recorded information about an identifiable individual other than contact information.”
Personal information is not just you name, address, email and phone number. It can also include:
- Age, sex, religions beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, blood type
- Health, education, financial, criminal or employment records
- Social Insurance Number (SIN) and Personal Education Number (PEN)
- Personal views, opinions, beliefs or associations