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 Training, Colleges and Universities
Seneca is required to disclose personal information such as Ontario Education Numbers, student characteristics and educational outcomes to the Minister of Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities under s. 15 of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter M.19, as amended.
The ministry collects this data for purposes such as planning, allocating and administering public funding to colleges, universities and other post-secondary educational and training institutions and to conduct research and analysis, including longitudinal studies, and statistical activities conducted by or on behalf of the ministry for purposes that relate to post-secondary education and training. Further information on how the Minister of Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities uses this personal information is available on the ministry’s website.
Further information on the collection and use of student-level enrolment-related data can be obtained from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities website.
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.
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.
If you have any questions or concerns related to privacy, please contact the Seneca Privacy Office:
The Seneca Privacy Office
8 The Seneca Way
Markham, ON L3R 5Y1
416.491.5050 ext. 77846