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Rick Klumpenhouwer

About Rick Klumpenhouwer

A passion for strategic information management and a strong academic background make Rick Klumpenhouwer a highly capable advisor for those seeking to integrate compliance with real-world management. ,A partner with Cenera, Rick is a Privacy and Information Governance expert with over 30 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. His energetic and upbeat style inspires action, while his expertise and knowledge of privacy legislation and its application in the health sector creates positive change. Rick is a skilled investigator and evaluator, with experience in both breach and workplace investigations. He is known for his practical, creative and engaging approach that makes complex information, concepts and ideas accessible. Rick is committed to making a positive and enduring contribution to both the advancement and development of information management and privacy. He has a wide and diverse network and client history combined with deep and proven knowledge and methodologies. Rick is a frequent and thought-provoking conference speaker and leads Access, Privacy and Information Management training sessions for public, health and private sectors in communities across western Canada. In addition to his Masters degrees in Archival Studies and History, Rick is also certified with the Canadian Institute of Access and Privacy Professionals (CIAPP) at Master status, and as a Specialist in Electronic Content Management with the Association of Information and Image Management (AIIM). For many years, he has played the role of hockey and Irish dancing dad while indulging his love of European and world soccer leagues and tournaments.

Calling for Tighter Privacy Laws

By | September 14th, 2016|Information Management, Privacy, Videos|

Information and Privacy Commissioner Jill Clayton talks about a recent surge in privacy breaches in both the public and private sectors and some of the regulatory changes likely on the way to combat this trend in Alberta. Alberta public bodies, companies and not for profits will need to be more proactive in mitigating privacy security issues [...]

Remembering The Right to be Forgotten

By | April 23rd, 2015|Information Management, Privacy|

A colleague of mine received automated notices from two LinkedIn connections recently.  This, of course, is what LinkedIn is there for – to keep you up to date and informed about the status and activities of professionals in your field.  There was a difference about getting these notices, however.  The two professionals had died within [...]

Regulatory Order Sets Clear Boundaries for Employee Privacy and Mobile Device

By | October 28th, 2013|Privacy|

An Adjudicator with the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) has determined that a private sector organization contravened the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) by improperly collecting and using personal information. Project Porchlight traced the telephone numbers the employee had dialed on his work-issued Blackberry device to learn the identities of the people [...]

Making Information Governance Functional – Part 1

By | July 30th, 2013|Information Management, Privacy|

Isn’t it ironic that, when we talk about managing information, we are often speaking to each other in different languages: techspeak, legalspeak, riskspeak, securityspeak, healthspeak,  just to name a few.  Why? Because it’s so integrated into to every aspect of our human activity, and it will naturally reflect all of the diversity of our world, [...]

Business Continuity Planning – Real Life Experience

By | July 9th, 2013|Information Management|

Along with many Calgarians, I got a first-hand experience on how a major disaster can so quickly shift the foundations of a community, a business, a family and an individual simultaneously. One day you’re hurrying to meet a deadline, the next you’re taking in refugee relatives and watching river torrent rising toward your house. The [...]