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Responding to a Health Privacy Breach: Guidelines for the Health Sector

This publication replaces the guidance document, What to do When Faced With a Privacy Breach: Guidelines for the Health Sector . This new, updated guide highlights the importance of having a detailed privacy breach protocol and explains the steps to take in responding to a breach under Ontario’s


- Published on Oct 4, 2018

Privacy by Design



- Published on Jan 30, 2018

Guidance on the Use of Automated Licence Plate Recognition Systems by Police Services

This guidance document outlines the key obligations of police under privacy legislation in their use of ALPR systems and provides guidance, including best practices, on using these systems in a privacy-protective manner. It addresses the use of ALPR systems for public safety purposes, in particular


- Published on Jul 4, 2017

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.


- Published on Nov 3, 2016

Open Government: Key Implementation Considerations

This guidance document provides institutions with an overview of important factors to consider when implementing Open Government including the need for institutional leadership, commitment, governance and resources to support culture change and sustain the program over time, learning from others


- Published on Sep 6, 2016

Open Government: Key Concepts and Benefits

This guidance paper is intended as a starting point for institutions considering Open Government and highlights two critical goals: enhancing access to government-held information and public participation. It includes a discussion about making government-held information open by default and at


- Published on Sep 5, 2016

Instant Messaging and Personal Email Accounts: Meeting Your Access and Privacy Obligations

This document was developed to help Ontario’s public institutions manage the use of instant messaging and personal email accounts when doing business. All public servants should be aware records relating to an institution’s business that are created, sent or received through instant messaging or


- Published on Jun 7, 2016

FIPPA and MFIPPA: Bill 8 — The Recordkeeping Amendments

Bill 8, the Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014 , will come into effect on January 1, 2016. This Bill amends the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act ( FIPPA) and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act ( MFIPPA ) to include


- Published on Dec 22, 2015

Open Contracting: Proactive Disclosure of Procurement Records

Proactive disclosure of procurement records strengthens clarity and accountability around government spending. It can also provide tangible benefits to institutions by reducing the number of procurement-related freedom of information requests, appeals and associated costs. This resource details the


- Published on Sep 21, 2015