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Privacy Management

The OIPC is undertaking a review of its resources. If there is a resource from the previous website that is no longer available, please contact the office.

  • Cybersecurity from a Privacy Regulator's Perspective

    On October 27, 2016, Commissioner Jill Clayton delivered a keynote presentation at Cybera's 2016 Cyber Summit, which focused on the Internet of Things, privacy breaches, privacy education, and privacy law from a European context.

  • Getting Accountability Right with a Privacy Management Program: At a Glance

    This document provides a snapshot of the full guide, "Getting Accountability Right with a Privacy Management Program". It briefly outlines what is expected in a privacy management program in order to be accountable for the personal information in the custody or under the control of businesses and organizations. Published in April 2012.

  • Getting Accountability Right with a Privacy Management Program

    This guide outlines what is expected in a privacy management program in order to be accountable for the personal information in the custody or under the control of businesses and organizations. Published in April 2012.

  • PIPA on a Page

    This fact sheet provides seven points for organizations to remember when handling personal information. Updated in January 2018.

  • Privacy Emergency Kit

    This guidance is meant to help first responders, health custodians, government workers, organizations and citizens know how personal or health information may be shared during a disaster or emergency situation. Privacy laws are not a barrier to appropriate information sharing in these circumstances. The practices outlined are largely applicable to organizations in all Canadian jurisdictions. Published in May 2013.

  • Privacy Proofing Your Retail Business: Tips for Protecting Customers' Personal Information

    The OIPC, jointly with the OIPC of B.C., the Retail Council of Canada and the Access and Privacy Branch of Service Alberta developed this document to address the specific threats and challenges to privacy compliance in the Canadian retail industry. Published in March 2007.

  • Ten Steps to Implement PIPA

    This advisory provides ten steps for implementing PIPA, Alberta's private sector privacy law, in organizations. Updated in January 2018.