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TA Confidentiality Agreement

In order to TA, you must agree to the Confidentiality Agreement below:

"Student information" refers to the University records relating to a student’s admission to the University, their academic progress and achievements at the University and the University Colleges, and any other personal information of the student’s – including student identification photographs – which is collected and used by the University for administrative purposes.

In accordance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and University of Waterloo Policy 46, a TA/IA agrees to the following:

1) Protect all student information to which they have access during the term of my appointment with the University.

2) Hold confidential any student information unless necessary for the performance of the job duties or without the prior authorization of the appropriate head as outlined in Policy 46.

3) Use student information only for purposes consistent with the job duties and the purposes for which the information was collected.

4) Understand that the TA/IA obligation continues in perpetuity even after the end of position with the University of Waterloo, and that failure to protect student information may be subject to disciplinary sanction or other appropriate action.

As an employee of the University of Waterloo, I understand the above and that I have an obligation to the University to protect student information. By selecting ACCEPT, I acknowledge that I understand the University’s policies and this confidentiality agreement.

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