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  • OIPC Process for Determining Whether to Require Notification

    Under PIPA, the Commissioner is required to establish an expedited process for determining whether to require an organization to notify individuals affected by a privacy breach when a real risk of significant harm to an individual is obvious and immediate. This document sets out that process. Updated in August 2018.

  • Our Right to Know What Governments Know About Us Op-Ed

    On September 28, 2016, the Commissioner submitted an op-ed to the Edmonton Journal and Calgary Herald for Right to Know Day, or the International Day for Universal Access to Information, to speak to importance of the right of access to personal information. "So, as we celebrate access to information this year, let’s remind ourselves that it’s not just about exposing secrets or advancing private interests. We are recognizing our right to know what governments know about us."

  • Outsourcing and the USA PATRIOT Act

    In September 2004, the Commissioner wrote an open letter in support of the efforts of B.C.'s Information and Privacy Commissioner who was investigating the implications of the USA's PATRIOT Act on Canadians' personal information.

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