SFU Personal Information Bank (PIB)
Criminal Record Checks

Title of PIB

Criminal Record Checks

Location of PIB (Department)

Student Services

Types of personal information in the PIB

Name, address, telephone number, age, sex, place of birth, student number, driver's license number, educational history, criminal history.

Purpose for which personal information obtained / compiled and used / disclosed

Personal information is collected, used, and disclosed to fulfill the requirements of the Criminal Records Review Act. The Act requires students to consent to a CRRA Criminal Record Check before enrolling in courses with a practicum component that involves working with children or vulnerable adults. SFU must ensure that every student registered in such a course has undergone a CRRA Criminal Record Check.

Individuals using personal information or to whom it is disclosed

SFU Student Services staff, BC Ministry of Justice staff, SFU academic advisors and departmental secretaries, instructors, departmental chairs, and any organization or individual to which a student consents for his or her personal information to be disclosed.

Individuals included in PIB


Legal authority for the collection and use of personal information

University Act (RSBC 1996, c. 468).
Criminal Records Review Act (RSBC 1996, c. 86).

Applicable Records Retention Schedule and Dispoal Authority (RRSDA)

RRSDA 2012-001

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