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March 17, 2021

Privacy Breach Investigation Questionnaire

This questionnaire is to be completed by the privacy officer for the government institution, local authority or trustee (public bodies) once it has completed its internal investigation of a breach of privacy. Privacy Breach Investigation Questionnaire read more

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March 17, 2021

Best Practices for Transporting Personal Information (PI) and Personal Health Information (PHI) Outside of the Office

This resource provides public bodies with guidelines when transporting personal information and/or personal health information outside of the office. It outlines administrative, physical and technical safeguards that should be considered in order to protect that information. Best Practices for Transporting Personal Information (PI) and Personal Health Information (PHI) Outside of the Office read more

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March 17, 2021

Decisions of Administrative Tribunals – How Much is Too Much?

Decisions of Administrative Tribunals The proceedings of administrative tribunals often involve sensitive issues such as alleged wrongdoings, traumatizing incidents, and as a consequence disclose personal information. By publishing decisions or notices to the internet, administrative tribunals are attempting to demonstrate their public accountability and be transparent in their decision making process. Though the practice is... read more

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March 17, 2021

Technology’s Impact Upon Employee Privacy

Technology’s Impact Upon Employee Privacy Introduction The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) and The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP) provides employees of government institutions and local authorities with a right to informational privacy in the workplace. Technology has enhanced how workplaces can organize themselves... read more

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