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.

Statistics Canada

Under the authority of section 13 of the Statistics Act (Canada), Statistics Canada requires Ontario colleges and universities to report student-level data to Statistics Canada’s Postsecondary Student Information System (PSIS) in order to meet policy and planning needs in the field of postsecondary education. The information collected may be used by Statistics Canada for statistical and research purposes, 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 the Statistics Canada’s Postsecondary Student Information System.