Confidentiality

The Services for Students with Disabilities team respects your right to privacy by ensuring that your personal information remains confidential. Your personal information will not be released without your written consent*.

Students’ files are maintained separately from academic records in order to protect your right to privacy.  Only Services for Students with Disabilities staff, who require a student’s file to accommodate or provide services, have access to the files locked in a safe location.

Files are kept for 10 years and disposed of in a secure manner, in compliance with relevant privacy legislation.

* Some conditions apply. For more information about privacy rights, please refer to the Privacy Act at http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/PDF/P-21.pdf