Policy Feedback Opportunity: Policy 315 – Privacy Protection and Information Access

Posted March 1, 2023

The following updated policy was released for public consultation. Feedback is welcome on the policy draft until April 14, 2023.

315 – Privacy Protection and Information Access

It is the policy of the Upper Grand District School Board to protect all personal information and personal health information under its custody and control while providing right of access to information in accordance with all relevant privacy legislation.

The board’s policy on privacy protection and information access has been updated to reflect its application to personal health information and the relevant legislation that must be adhered to in the access and management of all personal information.

Policy 315 is important to students, staff, parents, service providers, and school volunteers because everyone plays a role in protecting the privacy of personal information, personal health information, and confidential records.

You are invited to review the policy draft and submit online feedback at www.ugdsb.ca/board/policy.  The deadline for public input is April 14, 2023 at 4 pm EST. Persons without internet access may call 519-822-4420 (or toll-free 1-800-321-4025) ext. 723 to request a printed copy of the draft documents.

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