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NAVEX Global Online Compliance Training Courses: Workplace Privacy Training

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Full Length Course
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Managers, Employees

As the line between work and personal time blurs, personal matters like calling a doctor or a family member, emailing a friend or shopping on the internet happen at work. How much private life remains private while at work? This course sets clear expectations about workplace privacy rights and the limits of those rights.

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Course Details

  • Employee
  • Manager

The employee version of NAVEX Global’s Workplace Privacy course sets clear expectations with employees and helps reduce risk and build a more ethical culture. Learners are informed of their rights as well as the limits on those rights.

Key Concepts Covered in This Course:20 min

Obligations to protect the organization’s confidential and personal information

Types of information that is considered personal information

Limits on personal privacy while at work, including employer’s rights

Not disclosing confidential business information without management approval

Protecting personal information used as part of an employee’s job duties

Respecting co-worker privacy

Limitations on personal use of an organization’s electronic resources

Employee obligation to immediately report lost or stolen personal information


This course includes content covered in the employee version and additional content specifically designed for managers. This course helps managers understand how to address privacy issues and provides guidance on protecting private information.

Key Concepts Covered in This Course:40 min

Lessons covered in the employee version of this course

Following the organization’s privacy policies

Right of employers to take corrective action when employees violate policy

Respecting co-worker privacy, including not prying or gossiping

Properly handling employee reports and compliants

Enforcing policies consistently and fairly

Getting HR or senior management involved to investigate policy violations

Properly disposing of confidential documents and personal information

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Privacy (My Report)

Learners review information on laws that can impact the information that is collected and how it is stored and used, individual responsibility to protect personal information, the importance of working closely with management, HR, or another internal resource to understand what’s considered personal information, and consequences for improper use and disclosure of personal information.

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NAVEX Global Online Compliance Training Courses: Respecting Privacy in the Workplace

Respecting Privacy

Learners must make important decisions about whether to share private information about a co-worker, learn the importance of understanding and complying with the organization’s Code, policies and the law, respecting personal privacy, of not disclosing personal information without permission, not gossiping or feeding the rumor mill, and of asking questions and reporting concerns and violations internally.

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