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Join us for Data Privacy Day 2021

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 9:17pm

Data Privacy Day (DPD) is held annually on Jan. 28 to highlight best practices for safeguarding personal information.

University of Toronto has participated in the international awareness-raising campaign since 2015, offering events for students, faculty and staff. For this year’s activities and resources, follow @UTMServiceDesk on twitter and visit the UTM Data Privacy Day page.


Data Privacy Day Online Panel Discussion

The highlight of the university’s 2021 DPD agenda is a tri-campus webinar examining technology’s growing impact on our privacy.

The panel — which runs from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Jan. 28 — features U of T experts including Ron Deibert, founder and director of Citizen Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy; associate professor Andrew Petersen of the Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences (UTM) and information privacy analyst Ashley Langille. The session will be moderated by Rafael Eskenazi, the university’s director of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Office.

Participants are asked to RSVP by Jan. 27.

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U of T Data Privacy Day Jeopardy!

You can also test your knowledge with U of T’s DPD Jeopardy! game. Solo or in teams, find out what you really know about protecting your personal info online.

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Play DPD Jeopardy!