Confidentiality at the Centre

Privacy and confidentiality are essential for creating an environment where those who have experienced sexual violence feel safe in disclosing their experience and seeking support. The privacy and confidentiality of those involved in a disclosure of sexual violence will be protected. However, it is important to note that there may be limits to the University’s ability to do so. For example, when there is a likely risk of harm to self or others, or reporting or action is required or authorized by law. Whether or not the University can maintain the privacy and confidentiality of a disclosure will be determined on a case-by-case basis, in consultation with relevant University officials, and with the utmost care for the individual who has experienced sexual violence.