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Rick Klumpenhouwer

About Rick Klumpenhouwer

Rick Klumpenhouwer, M.A., M.A.S. (partner) - With keen insight in the fields of privacy regulation and information management, Rick is able to demonstrate complicated concepts to clients in ways that are easy for them to understand. He is able to work with complex information and systems and effectively divides information problems into manageable, accessible components so that every organization can be productive. His passion for strategic information management, a strong academic background, combined with a practical approach, makes Rick an invaluable business consultant for his clients.

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 [...]