Personal information collected by Seneca College on this website, email or through other means is done in accordance with sections 21, 39 and 49 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and under the legal authority of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Act, R.S.O. 1990, and the Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Act, 2002, Regulation 34/03, and may be used and/or disclosed for administrative, statistical and/or research purposes of the College and/or the ministries or agencies of the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada.
Further detail on the information shared with:
Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
Seneca is required to report student-level enrolment-related data to the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development under the authority of the Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Act, 2002. The Ministry collects this data, which includes limited personal information such as Ontario Education Numbers, student characteristics and educational outcomes, in order to administer government postsecondary funding, policies and programs, including planning, evaluation and monitoring activities. Further information is available on the collection and use (pdf) of student-level enrolment-related data.
Quality Assurance Agencies
Samples of student work will be made available to subject matter experts periodically in accordance with the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development requirements for quality assurance purposes. All names and other identifying information will be removed from the work.
The federal Statistics Act provides the legal authority for Statistics Canada to obtain access to personal information held by educational institutions. The information may be used for statistical purposes only, and the confidentiality provisions of the Statistics Act prevent the information from being released in any way that would identify a student. Further information is available on Statistics Canada’s Postsecondary Student Information System.
If you have any questions concerning the collection and use of personal information, please contact the Privacy Office at (416) 491-5050 extension 77846, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The mailing address for the Privacy Office is 8 The Seneca Way, 7th Floor, Markham, Ontario, L3R 5Y1.