This online Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) of Alberta course walks you through the protection of personal information and how this is guided by both provincial and federal legislation.
With several laws in place related to these concerns and enforcement handled by various organizations, agencies, and in some cases, provinces, determining how to protect personal information in Canada can be complicated. This online Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) of Alberta course outlines how your business can collect, use, and disclose personal information within, and outside, Alberta. This online PIPA course is composed of five chapters. These chapters include:
Chapter 1: What Is Personal Information?
Chapter 2: Federal and Provincial Laws
Chapter 3: Collecting Personal Information
Chapter 4: Protecting Personal Information
Chapter 5: Disclosing and Retaining Personal Information
Upon completion, you will be presented with a final exam to test your knowledge.
This online Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) training course covers the following topics:
Identify what is, and is not, considered personal information under both federal and provincial laws
Explain the relationship between the PIPEDA and PIPA
those situations when PIPEDA regulates Alberta-based organizations
Distinguish between the many forms of consent
Explain an organization's obligations when requesting consent
Explain an organization's obligations when storing personal data within Canada and outside of Canada
Explain how to access or request a change to personal information that has been collected and stored
Explain how personal information can be disclosed or used under PIPA
This course takes approximately 40 minutes to complete
Course Pass Mark
A passing grade of 80% or higher required. Up to 3 attempts are provided.
A certificate will be provided upon the successful completion of this course.