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25 results found for: "Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner"

Views: 152
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March 1, 2011

Description

This brochure provides an overview of Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA), which sets out rules for how private sector organizations may collect, use or disclose personal information.


Views: 662
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May 1, 2010

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Presents information about Alberta's Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) and describes how organizations should handle the personal information of their customers and employees. This document summarizes key obligations from the Act, which came into effect on January 1, 2004.


Views: 114
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May 1, 2010

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This fact sheet summarizes information about Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA)


Views: 171
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May 1, 2010

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Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act, which came into force on January 1, 2004, requires every organization to designate an individual to be responsible for the organization’s compliance with the Act. The Act also requires organizations to develop and follow reasonable personal...


Views: 208
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May 1, 2010

Description

This table compares, without analysis, the provisions of Alberta's Personal Information Protection Act, British Columbia's Personal Information Protection Act, the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, and their Regulations.


Views: 1270
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March 1, 2010

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This workbook has been developed to assist leaders in non‐profit organizations in implementing best practices to protect personal information. The workbook has been developed with smaller organizations in mind. It also provides an excellent starting point for larger organizations, as well as a...


Views: 140
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November 1, 2009

Description

The purpose of this Bulletin is to explain who has the burden of proof in the Commissioner’s review processes and how the burden of proof is met. This Bulletin takes into consideration decisions issued by the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta up to October 31, 2009.


Views: 90
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March 1, 2009

Description

This Bulletin explains the new provisions for consent in section 7 and provides guidance with respect to the policies or “rules” that public bodies must establish in order to accept consent electronically or orally. This Bulletin takes into consideration decisions issued by the Office of the...


Views: 52
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March 1, 2009

Description

This Bulletin explains section 89 of the FOIP Act, which establishes the requirements for providing access to manuals, handbooks and guidelines. The Bulletin offers guidance on the interpretation of section 89 and practical advice on managing access to manuals and guidelines in a public body....


Views: 71
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March 1, 2009

Description

This Bulletin explains how section 17(2)(j) and section 17(3) apply when a public body receives a request for disclosure under Part 2 of the Act. The Bulletin also explains how these provisions apply when a public body is processing an access request. This Bulletin takes into consideration...