Tag: Access Request Process

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Your Rights under Ontario’s Freedom of Information Laws

Your Rights under Ontario’s Freedom of Information Laws

Date: Jul 24 2008   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Fact Sheet: What is Personal Information?

This fact sheet explains the meaning of the term “personal information,” and answers frequently asked questions.

Date: Oct 20 2016   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Fact Sheet #17 – Applying PHIPA and FIPPA/MFIPPA to Personal Health Information

The purpose of this Fact Sheet is to provide organizations that are defined as both health information custodians under the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) and institutions under public sector privacy and access to information legislation, namely the provincial Freedom of Infor...

Date: Apr 19 2011   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Request Form (FIPPA/MFIPPA)

A generic request form for filing a request for information held by a government organization or to request a correction of your personal information held by a government organization.

Date: Aug 07 2003   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Request to Access Personal Health Information (PHIPA)

A generic request form for filing a request for access to your personal health information held by a health information custodian. This request form should be submitted directly to the health information custodian.

Date: Jan 01 2005   Type: Resource   Access: Public

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Improving Access and Privacy with Records and Information Management

This guidance is designed to help institutions implement better record and information management practices and enhance the public’s ability to access information.

Date: Nov 03 2016   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Fact Sheet: Reasonable Search

This fact sheet answers some frequently asked questions about reasonable searches for records.

Date: Apr 11 2017   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Your Business is Affected by a Freedom of Information Request: What You Should Know

This fact sheet outlines what to expect when an institution contacts you about an access request, your options for appeal, and other frequently asked questions. This document is part of a series designed to keep the public and professionals up to date with the IPC’s interpretations of access an...

Date: Oct 04 2016   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Fees, Fee Estimates and Fee Waivers

For requests under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act: Guidelines for Government Institutions. This paper provides a reference tool to assist government institutions in determining the what, when and how ...

Date: Oct 01 2003   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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IPC Practices No. 5 – Third Party Information at the Request Stage

Tip sheet for government organizations on handling information.

Date: Sep 01 1998   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Mediation Best Practices for Institutions

Date: Jan 19 2007   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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IPC Practices No. 9 – Responding to Requests for Personal Information

Tip sheet for government organizations on handling information

Date: Sep 24 2003   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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IPC Practices No. 16 – Maintaining the Confidentiality of Requesters and Privacy Complainants

Tip sheet for government institutions on information management.

Date: Sep 01 1998   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Backgrounder for Senior Managers on the Role of Freedom of Information and Privacy Co-ordinators relating to Access to Information

Each provincial and municipal government organization has a Co-ordinator. This Backgrounder looks at the critically important role that Co-ordinators play.

Date: Sep 01 1999   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Frivolous and Vexatious Requests

Date: Aug 22 2017   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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IPC Practices No. 15 – Clarifying Access Requests

Tip sheet for government organizations on handling information

Date: Sep 24 2003   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Access Fact Sheet: Third Party Information Exemption

Date: Sep 26 2018   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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