COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY
Why we are asking you to self-identify
Equity, diversity and inclusivity (EDI) strengthens research, and leads to healthy people and healthy communities.
BCRegMed is committed to advancing equity and diversity within our research excellence cluster. We are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment, in which diversity is welcomed and respected. We consider diversity to be foundational to excellence in research, education and engagement.
The questions are primarily based on the current standard used by Statistics Canada in the Census, and wording from the Employment Equity Act. If you have comments or suggestions regarding this data collection, please send queries to:
Program Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
Self-identification information is collected on a voluntary basis. This information will be stored electronically in our secure database and access is limited to agency staff on a need to know basis. Your self-identification information is not part of your application, and is neither accessible to, nor shared with, external reviewers and/or selection committee members in an identifiable form.
Choosing not to self-identify will have no consequences.
Your data will be used for the purposes of program operations and planning, program performance measurement and monitoring, evaluation and audits, and may be used en masse to report to the University of British Columbia, government, or to the public. Self-identification information will be reported in a de-identified form (e.g., aggregate) to ensure protection of any individual.
By voluntarily submitting your self-identification information, you are confirming that you have read and understood this Privacy Notice Statement and agree to provide your personal information in accordance with it.