It follows from section 13 of the Public Administration Act that all public employees are under a duty of confidentiality regarding the information they obtain during the course of their service about the personal circumstances of users, pupils, clients and customers.
that in connection with the practice period(s) I will gain access to information that must not become known to unauthorised persons.
that my status as a student at the University of Agder requires a sense of responsibility and loyalty, as well as respect for the protection of privacy and other values that apply to pupils/users/patients and all aspects of the activities at the practice placement.
I commit to
showing caution in the handling of tasks I perform in connection with placement and practice work.
preserving secrecy with regards to sensitive information and circumstances which may become known to me in the performance of my commitment as a student at the University of Agder.
I realise that
an intentional or negligent breach of this duty of confidentiality may result in not passing the practice placement and also criminal liability.
the duty of confidentiality continues to apply after practice completion.
The declaration of confidentiality is mandatory for
all students in the teacher education programmes
students on thebiomedical laboratory science programme at the Faculty of Engineering and Science
students who are admitted to programmes at the Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences where practice is included.
Students on the Master's Programme in Child Welfare
The declaration is confirmed by each individual student on Studentweb BEFORE the practice period begins.
Confidentiality in research projects
Students and others with access to personal information and confidential information obtained in connection with research projects and student assignments are required to fill in a Declaration of confidentiality here.