Privacy Policy

Our website provides information about our office, The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP), and The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA), and general access to information or privacy issues.

Your internet service provider (ISP) may provide identifiable information such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address to our web server. Further, our web server and your browser will communicate through cookies. These cookies will log your previous activity upon our website so that you will know which links you have already clicked on.

Please note we do not collect personal information such as your name, address, or contact information through this website.

Communicating With the IPC

We accept request for reviews or investigations by ordinary mail or email at webmaster@oipc.sk.ca. However, emails may be intercepted so we ask that you exercise caution when determining what information you include in your email to our office. Please note we do not accept request for reviews or investigations through social media.

We will use the personal information you provide to us, such as your contact information, to respond to your inquiry. If you are submitting a request for review or investigation, your personal information may be disclosed to the government institution, local authority, and/or health trustee for the purpose of the review or investigation.

Twitter Policy

Our office uses Twitter to communicate with those interested in access and privacy related issues.

Content

The content on the Twitter account will include the following:

  • links to its publications, including reports, blog posts and resources;
  • links to content posted on the Internet related to access and privacy;
  • news, tips, facts and other information about access and privacy.

Retweets or sharing of links to content posted on the Internet is meant for the interest of followers of the IPC Twitter account. These retweets or sharing of links do not necessarily mean an endorsement of the content by the IPC.

The IPC encourages the use of Twitter to discuss matters related to access and privacy. However, in the event the IPC receives offensive, disrespectful or abusive comments, the IPC may block the particular Twitter user.

Hosting of Twitter

The IPC Twitter account is not hosted on IPC’s web server. You may refer to Twitter’s privacy policy to determine how Twitter managed any information you tweet at twitter.com/privacy

If you contact the IPC via Twitter, we may collect and use the information in order to respond to you.

Followers/Following

The IPC’s decision to follow other Twitter accounts does not imply an endorsement of any kind. Similarly, the IPC does not necessarily endorse the views and/or opinions of those who follow the IPC Twitter account.

Request for Reviews or Investigations

The IPC will not accept request for reviews or privacy breach complaints through Twitter. Please fill in forms found on our forms page, and send them to our office at the following address:

Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner
503 – 1801 Hamilton Street
Regina SK  S4P 4B4
Email: webmaster@oipc.sk.ca

The IPC will not discuss contents of active or closed files on Twitter with the exception of posting links to reports by the Commissioner.