Privacy and the protection of personal information

The University of New Brunswick is committed to collecting, using, disclosing and disposing of personal information (PI) and personal health information (PHI) entrusted to it in a manner that is accurate, confidential, and secure. UNB collects only the personal information which is necessary for it to administer its programs, services, and activities and to carry out its functions.

As a public body, UNB is subject to the New Brunswick Right to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, (RTIPPA), and the New Brunswick Personal Health Information Privacy and Access Act (PHIPAA). UNB is also subject to Canada’s federal privacy legislation, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) for any operations and activities of a commercial nature, such as conference services or selling UNB merchandise.

The collection, use and disclosure of personal information for UNB operations, programming and activities follows the UNB Policy for the Protection of Personal Information and Privacy (PPIP). UNB also follows its ten privacy principles, adapted from international standards and federal privacy legislation, to allow for the appropriate and secure management of personal information.

If you have a concern about privacy or the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information at the University of New Brunswick, contact the Records Management & Privacy Office at or (506) 453-4710.