SFU Personal Information Bank (PIB)
Student Advising Records

Title of PIB

Student Advising Records

Location of PIB (Department)

Student Services

Types of personal information in the PIB

Name, address, email address, telephone number, date of birth, sex, pronoun, gender identity, ethnicity, language spoken, disability, marital status, family status, student number, educational history, financial history, third party opinions about the individual, individual’s own views or opinions, immigration information, information about health insurance, information about employment status and/or employment options.

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

Personal information may be collected and used when that information relates directly to and is necessary for providing academic advising; immigration advising; or for related administrative matters [FOI/POP Act, s. 26(c)]. Personal information may be disclosed for the purpose of providing academic advising to another SFU staff or faculty member who is involved with the students academic career. Personal information may also be disclosed for the purposes of providing immigration advising if the student has consented, in writing, to its disclosure.

Individuals using personal information or to whom it is disclosed

Academic advising employees; and/or international student services employees.

Individuals included in PIB

Students seeking academic assistance advising; prospective international students; current international students.

Legal authority for the collection and use of personal information

University Act (RSBC 1996, c. 468).
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (RSBC 1996, c. 165).
SFU Calendar.

Applicable Records Retention Schedule and Dispoal Authority (RRSDA)

RRSDA 2000-017

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