Privacy Information

Protecting Your Confidential Information

Cape Breton University remains strongly committed to protecting your personal information. This includes providing appropriate safeguards to maintain your confidentiality in how we collect, use and disclose personal information. This information is kept only as long as we need it to fulfill the purpose for which is was collected and to meet any legal requirements which we have as both a post-secondary educational institution and an employer.

Cape Breton University is legally bound by the Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act (F.O.I.P.O.P.) of Nova Scotia. You may learn more about this statute (and obtain the required form in order to file a request for information) by accessing the following web site http://www.foipop.ns.ca

To learn about the federal legislation [Personal Information Protection & Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)] which came into effect on 1 January 2004 for provinces without legislation considered substantially similar (such as Nova Scotia) and applies generally to personal information in relation to commercial transactions, please refer to the following web site: http://www.privcom.gc.ca/index_e.asp

Specific requests under F.O.I.P.O.P. may be directed to FOIPOPadministrator@cbu.ca or mailed to the same person using the Cape Breton University address.

Specific requests under PIPEDA may be directed to PrivacyOfficer@cbu.ca or mailed to the same person using the Cape Breton University address.