Developing a Privacy Policy (G202)

Author: Pierre-Antoine Ferron
Review: Michael Houle and Corey Pembleton

Comprised of four modules and the accompanying Guidelines for Developing a Municipal Privacy Policy in the Context of an Open Smart City, Developing a privacy policy (G202) is the Community Solutions Network Advisory Service advanced course on the ins and outs of privacy policy development.

Its aim is to give you the necessary tools to begin working on your own privacy policy for your municipality.

Once you have finished G202, you will have covered:

1. Creating a privacy policy
Introduction: What is privacy governance and why does it matter?

2. The Stakeholders of a privacy policy
Invitation: What are the elements of a privacy policy?

3. Implementing a privacy policy
Activation: Which steps are required to implement a privacy policy?

4. Overview of related internal and external governance instruments
Transformation: How important are internal and external governance instruments?
  • Course Introduction
  • Module 1: Creating a Privacy Policy
  • Module 2: Stakeholders of a Privacy Policy
  • Module 3: Implementing the Privacy Policy
  • Module 4: Overview of related internal and external governance instruments
  • Course Summary
  • Post-course Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever