"Personal information which is included with an application for an academic appointment is collected under the authority of the University Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c.468, s. 27 (4) (a)), University Policy A10.01 Academic Appointments and the Agreement on the Framework for Collective Bargaining and Consultation Between Simon Fraser University and the Faculty Association of Simon Fraser University. The information is related directly to and needed by the University to operate its academic personnel management program and appointment competitions. The information will be used to process applications for academic appointments, assess an applicant's qualifications, determine if a recommendation to appoint an applicant has the demonstrated support of the department and make a final appointment decision. Each academic department has its own internal search procedures which means the information may be disclosed to some or all of the following groups within a department: Chairs, Directors, Search Committee members, all faculty members, students and administrative staff. If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information under the University's appointments policy, please contact the Director of Academic Relations, Office of the Vice President Legal Affairs, 778.782.4715. If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information by the department to which you have applied, please contact the department Chair or Director."