When personal information is collected, TDSB provides the individual(s) whose personal information is being collected with a notice of collection (NOC). A NOC should include the following:
- the legal authority for the collection;
- the principle purpose(s) for which the personal information is intended to be used;
- the title, business address and telephone number of a person employed by TDSB who can answer questions about the collection.
Personal information on the Census is collected under the authority of sections 27, 58.5(1), 169.1-173, 265,266(2.1) of Education Act , R.S.O. 1990, c.E.2 (“Education Act”), R.R.O. 1990, Regulations 298 (Operation of Schools – General) under Education Act, Anti-Racism Act, 2017, S.O. 2017, c. 15 (“Anti-Racism Act”), and O.Reg. 267/18: General under Anti-Racism Act, 2017, S.O. 2017, c. 15, and will be used by TDSB for educational and research purposes, to support TDSB and schools to provide effective education programs and services, and to improve schools to better meet the needs of our diverse learners. This information is collected, retained, used, and disclosed in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M56 (“MFIPPA”) and will be shared with authorized TDSB and school staff and approved research organizations on agreement with TDSB, if required, in order to administer the above purposes. Questions regarding this collection should be directed to your principal and local school administration or Senior Manager, TDSB Research Department by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone at 416-394-7404, or by mail at 1 Civic Centre Court, Lower Level, Etobicoke, Ontario M9C 2B3.