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Privacy & Confidentiality

Your privacy is important to us. 

Your information remains confidential, but not anonymous. Applicant Diversity Self-ID responses are accessible by authorized Ryerson University staff in Human Resources and the Office of the Vice-President, Equity and Community Inclusion. Aggregated and non-aggregated data may be shared with hiring managers and committees and others involved in retention, training, and assessment and evaluative processes, as well as those involved in supporting equitable and inclusive recruitment and selection processes and related purposes. Where appropriate, Human Resources staff may share individual self-identification information with those making decisions about which applicants will progress through the hiring process for specific jobs.

This information is collected under the authority of the Ryerson University Act and is needed to establish equity, diversity and inclusion goals and plans, take action to achieve those goals, report on progress, and for other related purposes. All personal information that is collected is used, stored and destroyed in accordance with Ryerson University’s Notice of Collection and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, external link.

With respect to personal information from the Applicant Diversity Self-ID Survey specifically, additional information about the manner in which personal information is collected, used, and disclosed can be found in the Notice of Collection that accompanies the Survey.