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Survey Data Management, Results and Protecting Your Privacy

Some of the answers in the Survey Data Management FAQs are technical in nature. Please reach out with any questions toequitysurvey@uwaterloo.ca

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University of Waterloo Information, Privacy and Record Retention

The University of Waterloo is committed to respecting the privacy of respondents to this survey. All personal information is collected under the authority of the University of Waterloo Act (1972) and will be processed in compliance with Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, as well as the University of Waterloo’s Information and Privacy policies. 

Questions about the collection, use, and disclosure of information associated with this survey should be directed toanalysis@uwaterloo.ca. Questions about Information and Privacy at the University should be directed to the Privacy Officefippa@uwaterloo.ca.

The collected data and reports will be managed according to the University records classification scheme, WatClass, and will be securely destroyed when no longer needed by the University.

A mechanism will be provided to respondents in the event that they want to withdraw their responses from use in analyses. IAP will de-activate that particular pseudo-ID for the analysis; note however that reports previously published cannot be changed. 

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