Privacy Legislation and the University of Alberta

Delegation Matrix approved March 10, 2008.

The purpose of this website is to inform the public and the staff of the University of Alberta about the operational impact of privacy legislation and to answer general questions concerning how the university will collect, use, disclose and protect information under the custody and control of the university.  Guidance will be provided on how:

  • to request access to information
  • to request corrections to personal information
  • the University conducts "best practice" in compliance with the privacy legislation

The University of Alberta collects, creates, and maintains information for the purposes of operating the academic programs and business functions of the University.

In a manner consistent with the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the University of Alberta supports an atmosphere of open governance and decision making and will provide access to recorded information that is under the custody and control of the university in balance with ensuring the protection of the personal privacy of all individuals associated with the university. (Refer to: Information Access and Protection of Privacy Policy, Information Access and Protection of Privacy Procedure, and Access to Personal Information for Research/Studies Procedure)

Information and Privacy Office       E-mail:     

Ring House 4
University of Alberta, North Campus
Edmonton AB T6G 2E1

Phone: (780) 492-9419
Fax: (780) 492-6571


Diane Alguire, LL.B., Information and Privacy Officer

Cathy Anne Pachnowski, LL.M., Information and Privacy Advisor

Michelle Johnson, Administrative Coordinator

Christine Wagoner, Health Information Privacy Advisor

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry


Phone: (780) 492-7111

Fax: (780) 492-7303

Mailing address:
Ring House 4
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2E1

Phone: (780) 492-9419
Fax: (780) 492-6571

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