BC’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) sets out the access and privacy rights of individuals as they relate to the public sector. FIPPA. We enforce two pieces of legislation. The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). Independent from government, we promote and protect the information & privacy rights of BC residents. We also enforce privacy acts such as FIPPA & PIPA.
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Definition of consistent purposes Protection against libel or slander actions.
Salary, expenses and benefits of commissioner Statements made to the commissioner not admissible in evidence Ministerial regulation making power. Powers, duties and protections of adjudicator.
Protection of personal information.
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Purpose for which personal information may be collected. Protection of public body from legal suit. Disclosure harmful to individual or fkppa safety.
Working Outside the Workplace Policy. How to ask for a review Notifying others of review.
Disclosure harmful to individual or public safety Storage and access must be in Canada. Use of personal information The Privacy Act covers disputes between private citizens and is outside of the Commissioner’s jurisdiction. Disclosure harmful to the conservation of heritage sites, etc.
Contents Part gippa — Introductory Provisions 1 Definitions 2 Purposes of this Act 3 Scope of this Act Part 2 — Freedom of Information Division 1 fjppa Information Rights and How to Exercise Them 4 Information rights 5 How to make a request 6 Duty to assist applicants 7 Time limit for responding 8 Contents of response 9 How access will be given 10 Extending the time limit for responding 11 Transferring a request Division 2 — Exceptions 12 Cabinet and local public body confidences 13 Policy advice or recommendations 14 Legal advice 15 Disclosure harmful to law enforcement 16 Disclosure harmful to intergovernmental relations or negotiations 17 Disclosure harmful to the financial or economic interests of a public body 18 Disclosure harmful to the conservation of heritage sites, etc.
Provincial identity information services provider. Information that will be published or released within 60 days. It governs the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by organizations like non-profit providers working with BC Housing, in a manner that recognizes both the right of individuals to protect their personal information and the need of organizations to collect, use or disclose personal information for purposes that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in the circumstances.
Powers of commissioner in conducting investigations, audits or inquiries.
General information respecting use of personal information Disclosure for research or statistical purposes Records available without request Notification of unauthorized disclosure.
How to ask for a review. Division 2 — Investigations and Reviews by Adjudicator. High Contrast Low Contrast. In addition, PIPA requires organizations to make reasonable security arrangements to prevent unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification or disposal or similar risks with respect to personal information in their custody or under their control.
Learn about access rights. Cabinet and local public body confidences What’s New Teck Resources Limited.
Duty to comply with orders. Duty to assist applicants. General offences and penalties Recorded Information Management Manual. Restrictions on disclosure of information by the commissioner and staff.
Part 2 — Freedom of Information.
Review of Act Privacy Guidelines for Landlords and Tenants The guidelines are intended to assist landlords and property managers performing your duties under the Residential Tenancy Act in a manner that respects the privacy of tenants and promotes transparency in landlord, tenant and prospective tenant relationships.
Disclosure for research or statistical purposes.