About the Committee


  • Identification and review privacy issues
  • Development and review of University privacy policy
  • Regular review of privacy procedures at the departmental level
  • Recommendations regarding language, forms, and other resources and activities impacting privacy
  • Coordination of communication and education around privacy issues
  • Maintenance of privacy website and knowledge base of privacy issues


The Privacy Committee was constituted in June 2009 through the authorization of the University of Prince Edward Island President. The first meeting of the Privacy Committee was held in February 2010 and the group meets 2-3 times per year, more often as needed.

Operational Plan:

The Committee has prepared a new draft Privacy Policy for campus and is moving it through the policy approval process. In addition, the Committee considers current issues requiring a broader vetting and provides advice to the Privacy Officer.

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