Personal Information Protection
Act of Alberta (PIPA Training)

Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) of Alberta

With several laws in place related to these concerns and enforcement handled by various organizations, agencies, and in some cases, provinces, determining how to protect personal information in Canada can be complicated. This online Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) of Alberta course outlines how your business can collect, use, and disclose personal information within, and outside, Alberta.
This online PIPA course is composed of five chapters. These chapters include:

Chapter 1: What Is Personal Information?
Chapter 2: Federal and Provincial Laws
Chapter 3: Collecting Personal Information
Chapter 4: Protecting Personal Information
Chapter 5: Disclosing and Retaining Personal Information
Upon completion, you will be presented with a final exam to test your knowledge.

PIPA Training - Alberta Course Topics

Collecting, using, and disclosing personal information requires knowledge concerning all aspects legislation, data handling, and much more! By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify what is, and is not, considered personal information under both federal and provincial laws
  • Explain the relationship between the PIPEDA and PIPA
  • Understand the 10 principles of PIPEDA
  • Identify those situations when PIPEDA regulates Alberta-based organizations
  • Distinguish between the many forms of consent
  • Explain an organization’s obligations when requesting consent
  • Explain an organization’s obligations when storing personal data within Canada and outside of Canada
  • Explain how to access or request a change to personal information that has been collected and stored
  • Explain how personal information can be disclosed or used under PIPA

Universally Compatible

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 40 minutes.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

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We are a growing technology company based out of Sherwood Park, Alberta. We provide a
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