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Tag: privacy breach

October 2, 2023 - Diane Aldridge, Director of Compliance

Real Risk of Significant Harm (updated)

Amendments to The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) and The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act in 2018, require that once it is confirmed that a privacy breach occurred, the public body must consider if, as a result of the incident, there is a real risk of... read more

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August 31, 2023 - Andrew Livingstone, Intake Officer

Making a Privacy Complaint for Someone Else?

Often, our office is contacted by individuals who are concerned about the inappropriate disclosure of personal information that is not their own. If this is you, then perhaps you are attempting to complain on behalf of a loved one; or you’ve received the personal information of a stranger, and you’re willing to go out of... read more

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June 14, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Thieves Steal a Server From a Law Firm

I became aware of a case in Alberta, where thieves stole a computer from a law firm. Law firms hold a lot of information about their clients. Some of the information can be personal information and some can be personal health information, and the rest is usually viewed as highly confidential. Law firms, like any... read more

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April 3, 2023 - Michelle Head, Intake Officer

The (Work) Life of an Intake Officer

When you contact the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner’s office with a request for review, breach of privacy complaint, or a general inquiry, you will first be dealing with us, the Intake Officers. Since the Intake Officer is generally your first point of contact with our office, I feel that it is important to spread... read more

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