Access – individuals

The role of the Information and Privacy Commissioner is set out in four privacy and access laws: the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA)the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA)the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), and Part X of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act (CYFSA)The IPC acts independently of government to uphold and promote open government and the protection of personal privacy.