Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC)
Contribution Program: Privacy Research and Related Knowledge Translation Initiatives
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The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s (OPC) Contributions Program funds independent privacy research and related knowledge translation initiatives. Researchers are encouraged to propose projects that generate new ideas, approaches, and knowledge about privacy that organizations can apply to better safeguard personal information and that individual Canadians can use to make more informed decisions about protecting their privacy.
The Program’s objectives are to:
1. Strengthen existing privacy research capacity in academic and not-for-profit sectors;
2. Generate new knowledge and support the development of expertise in selected areas of privacy and data protection;
3. Increase awareness and understanding among individuals and organizations across Canada of their privacy rights and obligations; and,
4. Promote uptake and application of research results by relevant stakeholders.
Maximum Project Value
Projects funded under this call must be completed no later than March 31, 2017.
- The economics of personal information
- Government surveillance
- Reputation and privacy, and
- The body as information
- The OPC will not reimburse any expenses incurred prior to, or after completion of, the funding period stipulated in a Contribution Agreement.
If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.
How to Apply
Please complete the application form located on the OPC program website. Researcher will be responsible for submission of their application to OPC in accordance with the programs application guidelines.