The information you provide and the discussions you have with the Ombuds Office are confidential, meaning that they will not be revealed to any person outside the Office unless you expressly give your permission. This guarantee of confidentiality is necessary to ensure a safe and secure environment for students to explore options, ask questions and seek advice related to fairness issues.
Are ombuds services confidential?
Your personal information is considered confidential and we will not share it with anybody else without your permission unless:
- disclosure is necessary to respond to your request for assistance;
- disclosure is required or authorized by law; or
- compelling circumstances exist that affect anyone’s health or safety.