Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
January 25, 2010
Data Privacy Day -
January 28, 2010
Data Privacy Day is an internationally recognized day
to highlight the importance of protecting personal
information. The 4th International Data
Privacy Day will be celebrated on Thursday, January 28,
with events held in major centers across Canada in an
effort to raise awareness and generate discussion about
data privacy and access rights and responsibilities.
In Newfoundland and Labrador, the Office of the
Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) has
partnered with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of
Canada, Memorial University of Newfoundland and
Labrador, College of the North Atlantic, and the local
branches of the Canadian Bar Association and Canadian
Association of Professional Access and Privacy
Administrators to host events within this province.
Presentations on privacy, social networking,
and personal information protection legislation
given in Happy Valley-Goose Bay (January 25 at
the College of the North Atlantic), Stephenville
(January 26 at the Canadian Manufacturers and
Exporters Association, College of the North
Atlantic, and Stephenville Middle School), and
Corner Brook (January 27 at Grenfell College and
the College of the North Atlantic).
Information fair on the protection of
personal information held at the Avalon Mall
(near the Gap) from 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m. on
January 28, 2010. The provincial Privacy
Commissioner, Ed Ring, will be on hand between
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 pm.
Presentation on privacy in the workplace held
at Memorial University on February 1, 2010.
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