Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy
The ºüÀêÊÓÆµ is committed to the protectionÂ ofÂ privacy. Ontario universitiesÂ are covered by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act)Â which supports access to University records and protection of privacy. The University upholds these principles.
Key purposes of the Act are to:
- Provide the public a right of access to university records subject to limited exemptions;
- Protect the privacy of personal information aboutÂ individuals held by universities;
- Provide individuals with a right of access to their own personal information.
Most University records are subject to the ActÂ and the majority will be available if requested.Â
Policies and guidelines
The University treatsÂ information consistent with the Act in its operations.
The UniversityÂ established theÂ Â to support freedom of information and protection of privacy. The office oversees implementation and administration of access and protection of privacy in the University.
For detailed information on FIPPA and its application at the University, please visit theÂ Ìý´Ç°ùÌý.