Thompson Rivers University

Thompson Rivers University (TRU) – Privacy Notification and Consent

Usage rights for your social media photo

Thompson Rivers University (TRU) uses software called Stackla to review public posts that people post about TRU and facilitate sharing these posts on TRU’s social networks and communication channels. 

TRU collects, uses, discloses and retains personal information in compliance with the BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (“FIPPA”).  The collection of your personal information through Stackla is permitted under sections 27(1)(b) and 33.1 (1)(r) of the FIPPA.


I consent to the use and/or reproduction of my social media posts of, or including me, and/or information gathered about or including me, by Thompson Rivers University (TRU) gathered through the use of the Stackla software from my social media accounts in whole or in part, for distribution to the general public for the purposes of publicity and promotion of TRU.

I further consent to the reproduction or use of the photographs/information without my name. In giving this consent, I release TRU and its nominees from liability for any violation of any personal or proprietary right I have in connection with any reproduction or use of the images and posts they collect from my social media accounts. I am aware that I can withdraw my consent at any time.

I understand that this consent form contains my personal information, and this consent form along with a copy of my photo will be stored on Stackla servers outside of Canada.

For information about TRU Marketing and Communications, and this Privacy Notification, please contact Sandra Webb Smith, Communications and Social Media Manager, at or 250.371.5933. Alternatively, you may contact the TRU Privacy Office at .

I certify that I am 19 years of age or older.

(version 1.0 – Oct 2018)