Standard Collection Notice

Notice for Forms Used at York University for Collecting Personal Information

Units of the University should include the following general notice as a “footer” on documents whose purpose is to collect sensitive personal information.

For forms in English, please use this notice:

Privacy:  Personal information in connection with this form is collected under the authority of The York University Act, 1965 and will be used for educational, administrative and statistical purposes. If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by York University, please contact: Title, Address, Telephone Number, (Email).

Note: When using this generic notice, please fill in the contact information section. The person acting as contact should be someone with sufficient authority to answer privacy related questions.

For forms in French, please use this notice:

Protection de la vie privée: Les renseignements personnels fournis dans ce formulaire sont recueillis en vertu de la loi The York University Act, 1965 et seront utilisés à des fins éducatives, administratives et statistiques. Si vous avez des questions concernant la collecte, l’utilisation et la divulgation, par l’Université York, de ces renseignements personnels, veuillez contacter: Titre, Adresse, Numéro de téléphone, (Courriel).

Remarque: Lorsque vous utilisez ce paragraphe générique, veuillez remplir la partie « coordonnées ». La personne-ressource, dont le nom sera indiqué, devra être quelqu’un qui a suffisamment d’autorité pour répondre aux questions concernant la protection des renseignements personnels.

Where more sensitive personal information is being collected (e.g. credit card numbers, or where personal information collected is being sent to a service provider or used for marketing purposes), units should contact the Information and Privacy Coordinator who will assist in developing a customized notice for collection of such information that is consistent with others in use at the University.

Questions regarding privacy notices should be directed to the Information, Privacy and Copyright Office.