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November 10, 2015 - Sharon Young, Analyst

Privacy Impact Assessments

A Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) is a process that enables organizations to be proactive in ensuring that a project, program or process is planned or designed in such a way that mitigates or eliminates privacy impacts. What is a privacy impact? A privacy impact is when there are inadequate safeguards to protect information/personal health information,... read more

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June 3, 2015 - Kayla Oishi, Early Resolution Officer

The (Work) Life of an Early Resolution Officer

When you come to the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner’s (IPC) office with a request for review or breach of privacy complaint, you will first be dealing with us—the Early Resolution Officers (EROs). We are really nice, I swear! The Early Resolution process at the IPC is relatively new, so I feel that it is... read more

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November 17, 2014 - Krista Bostock, Regional Director, Health Information Managment/Privacy Officer, Sun Country Health Region

Using an Index to Clarify an Access Request and Reduce the Cost

The goal in the Privacy Office of Sun Country Health Region is to assist applicants with their information requests in a timely manner, and to provide a positive experience. Occasionally, this can be very challenging and costly, especially when the request includes a large number of records, or records from several sources. We now develop... read more

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October 16, 2014 - Sharon Young, Analyst

5 Ways to Protect Your Privacy

Welcome to the Saskatchewan IPC’s blog! Here you’ll find tips, information, instruction, stories, and commentary on what’s going on in our office or in the access and privacy community at large. We also hope to invite guest bloggers to post their thoughts on here too. So to kick off this blog, here are five ways... read more

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