Database Considerations for Canadian Anti-Violence Programs

According to anti-violence workers, databases can help streamline the collection and storage of personal information and make data more accessible. However, in the context of women, children and youth experiencing domestic and sexual violence, stalking, trafficking and harassment, having personal information stored in an electronic database can put their safety at risk through online interception, subpoenas, third party requests and data breaches. The following reports and guides provide anti-violence organizations with information about the privacy and security considerations needed before implementing an electronic database in their anti-violence programs.

The following Resources are available to download in PDF.

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