Data Privacy Day

January 28 is Data Privacy Day

About Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day is observed worldwide each year on January 28 to raise awareness around technology and privacy rights, including best practices for safeguarding personal information.

Attend the Webinar Panel

Data Privacy Day 2021 Webinar Panel

Thursday, January 28, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

The webinar will focus on technology’s growing impact on our privacy. Panelists include a range of subject matter experts who will answer questions about the importance of protecting our personal information and highlighting the steps we can take to do so.

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  • Ron Deibert, founder and director, Citizen Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, U of T
  • Andrew Petersen, associate professor, Teaching Stream, Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences, U of T Mississauga (UTM)
  • Ashley Langille, information privacy analyst, U of T
  • Moderated by: Rafael Eskenazi, director, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Office

Webinar Speakers

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UTMxUTSC Data Privacy Day Jeopardy!

Play an online game of Data Privacy Day Jeopardy! with your friends and colleagues over Zoom or Teams!

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One Twitter, @UTMServiceDesk will be posting throughout the week leading up to Data Privacy Day on January 28, 2021.

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Data Privacy Day Infographic 2 - PDF version available

Data Privacy Day Infographic 1 - PDF version available