The purpose of this policy is to define and establish requirements for the creation and management of records (including electronic records how so ever stored) and information in support of the organizational and educational activities at the District School Board of Niagara (DSBN).
The DSBN is committed to managing records and information as important strategic assets, including their collection, use, retention, disclosure and disposition. The DSBN will support the security of records and information by ensuring appropriate restrictions on access and limiting disclosure.It shall be the policy of the DSBN:
The RIM function fosters informed decision making; facilitates accountability, transparency, and collaboration, supports appropriate disclosure of information with third parties, and preserves and ensures access to records of historical significance for the benefit of present and future generations.
This policy applies to all general records and personal information banks that are created and/or maintained by the administrative offices and schools of the DSBN as part of the DSBN’s day to day operations. As such, records and information managed by the DSBN are deemed to be in the care and custody of the DSBN and subject to this policy.