Certified Information Privacy Professional/ Canada


Certified Information Privacy Professional/Canada (CIPP/C)

The Certified Information Privacy Professional/Canada (CIPP/C) program was the IAPP’s first national data protection certification. The CIPP/C is targeted to the specific needs of Canadian privacy professionals as well as any practitioner who manages information that is subject to Canadian jurisdiction. 

The CIPP/C program was developed by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), which is the world’s largest comprehensive global information privacy community and resource.

Who should attend?

  • Data Protection Officers
  • Data Protection Managers
  • Auditors
  • Legal Compliance Officers
  • Security Manager
  • Information Managers
  • Anyone involved with data protection processes and programs

What can the CIPP do for you?

It will show the world that you know privacy laws and regulations and how to apply them, and that you know how to secure your place in the information economy. When you earn a CIPP credential, it means you’ve gained a foundational understanding of broad global concepts of privacy and data protection law and practice, including: jurisdictional laws, regulations and enforcement models; essential privacy concepts and principals; legal requirements for handling and transferring data and more.


What will you learn?

The course is broken up into two modules:

Module 1: Fundamentals of Information Privacy

Unit 1: Common Principles and Approaches to Privacy

This unit includes a brief discussion about the modern history of privacy, an introduction to types of information, an overview of information risk management and a summary of modern privacy principles.

Unit 2: Jurisdiction and Industries

This unit introduces the major privacy models employed around the globe and provides an overview of privacy and data protection regulation by jurisdictions and industry sectors.

Unit 3: Information Security: Safeguarding Personal Information

This unit presents introductions to information security, including definitions, elements, standards, and threats/ vulnerabilities, as well as introductions to information security management and governance, including frameworks, controls, cryptography and identity and access management (IAM)

Unit 4: Online Privacy: Using Personal Information on Websites and with Other Internet-related Technologies

This unit focuses on the web as a platform, as well as privacy considerations for sensitive online information, including policies and notices, access, security, authentication and data collection. Additional topics include children’s online privacy, email, searches, online marketing and advertising, social media, online assurance, cloud computing and mobile devices

Module 2: Canadian Privacy

Unit 1: Canadian Legal Framework

This unit provides an introduction to the Canadian legal system. It includes enforcement agencies and their powers, privacy basics from a Canadian perspective and the underlying framework for Canadian privacy law and practice.

Unit 2: Canadian Private-sector Privacy Laws

This unit focuses on the Canadian legal system. It includes enforcement agencies and their powers, privacy basics from a Canadian perspective and the underlying framework for Canadian privacy law and practice.

Unit 3: Canadian Public-sector Privacy Laws

This unit highlights key concepts and practices related to the collection, retention, use, disclosure and disposal of personal information by federal, provincial and territorial governments.

Unit 4: Health Information Privacy Laws

This unit touches on the applicability and purpose of health information privacy laws.

Unit 5: Private-sector Compliance Practices

This unit delves into the components that make up compliance regulations, including Generally Accepted Privacy Principals and security breach notification, and also examines compliance track records and Federal Commissioner Findings.

Unit 6: Public-sector Compliance Practices

This unit presents the various methods that can be implemented for compliance in the public sector, such as privacy impact assessments and data sharing agreements. In addition, it discusses the challenges presented by digital information exchanges, as well as non-legislative considerations.

Unit 7: Health-sector Compliance Practices

This unit covers the issues presented with digital compliance in the health sector.

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