Rosemary Thorne, CIPP/C

St. John’s, NL, KnowledgeNet Chair
University Privacy Officer
Memorial University

Rosemary Thorne is the university privacy officer for Memorial University and directs the university’s information access and privacy protection office ( Appointed in 2004, she provides strategic advice to the university on access to information and privacy protection; develops policy, guidelines and best practices in access and privacy; reviews projects and programs for privacy compliance; and is responsible for education and training to administrative and academic offices on three campuses of the university.

Thorne is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Canada (CIPP/C), the IAPP KnowledgeNet Chair for St. John’s, NL, and an IAPP certification exam item writer. In 2011, she was one of five nominees in Canada for the Grace-Pépin Access to Information Award.

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